Abu Sayyaf, Headhunters, sharks, typhoons, active volcanoes and landslides January 27th 2007 Voy donde no hay esclavos, verdugos ni opresores,
Donde le fe no mata, donde el que reina es Dios.
(I go where there are no slaves, hangmen nor oppressors,
Where faith does not kill, where the one who reigns is God.)
"Mi ultimos adios",Jose Rizal. Written on the eve of his execution.
As I was climbing down some steps towards the village of Tam-an I saw a very little woman dressed in ... read more
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... my purpose holds
To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths
Of all the western stars, until I die.
It may be that the gulfs will wash us down;
It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles,
And see the great Achilles, whom we knew.
Tho' much is taken, much abides; and tho'
We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are,--
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
(Alfred L... full info