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Culture & Lifestyle, Purpose & Spirituality

Filipino single moms: Life of pressure and faith

“Disgrasyada” used to be a term accorded to unwed mothers , which is literally translated as “Disgraced”. It had a more derogatory meaning – figuratively, “got  pregnant by accident” to allude to what is considered an “irresponsible” or “careless” conduct of becoming pregnant outside of marriage or because of rape. I’m not sure about the etymology of the term in…

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February 2022 Tarot Forecast
Purpose & Spirituality, Tarot Reading

February 2022 Tarot Forecast for All Signs

When people think of February, they think of Valentine’s Day. The month has become so commoditized that few people must be aware of its origins.   The month of February is named after the Roman festival of purification, Februalia or Februatio. To embody the meaning of February, we can perform this “spiritual cleansing” ritual today, through prayers, meditation or journaling. …

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meditation in city noise
Psychism, Purpose & Spirituality

Meditation amidst the city noise

I frequently come across meditation invitations that call for silence or going outside to commune with nature. The sounds of water falls or ocean waves, seagulls, mountain echoes, and all those magical nature sounds can bring one into a calm state or while listening to guided meditations. Unfortunately, for some people, particularly those who live in cities and high-rise buildings,…

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First step on a spiritual journey-higher self
Psychism, Purpose & Spirituality

First steps on a spiritual journey

” Anyone can help me open my third eye?”, asked a lady in a social media page for psychic learners. There were a few who offered to help…while others expressed the same desire to become “psychic”. It is telling that there are a growing number of psychism enthusiasts nowadays. I’m not sure what their intents are for wanting to tap…

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