EDSA is the term we use to signify the People’s Power Revolution that brought down the Marcos dictatorial regime in 22-25 February 1986. EDSA, or Efipanio Delos Santos Avenue, was the place where millions of people gathered together that led to the dismantling of the violent and murderous Marcos Martial Rule. This week, the government of the Philippines is officially celebrating the EDSA, but Duterte is not scheduled to attend any EDSA Revolution commemorative activity. Each year, I go on a retreat to personally celebrate and remember my fallen colleagues as part of my personal healing. Here is my journal this year.
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THIS IS HOW I PRAY FOR THE PHILIPPINES THESE DAYS
A prayer for peace for my beloved people in this beautiful land, especially these days when our people are so divided and the horizon seems to be too dark: For the success of the Duterte government in its vision to fight against corruption, criminality, and drugs; for the determination of the government to stop …
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