Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D.

Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D. Prosy Abarquez-Delacruz, J.D. writes a weekly column for Asian Journal, called “Rhizomes.” She has been writing for Asian Journal Press for 9 years now. She contributes to Balikbayan Magazine. Her training and experiences are in the field of science, food technology, law and community volunteerism for 4 decades. She holds a B.S. degree from the University of the Philippines, a law degree from Whittier College School of Law in California and a certificate on 21st Century Leadership from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. She has been a participant in NVM Writing Workshops taught by Prof. Peter Bacho for 4 years and Prof. Russell Leong. She has travelled to France, Holland, Belgium and Mexico and 22 national parks in the US, in pursuit of her love for arts.

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The Washington Post, Pentagon Papers and Katharine Graham

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January 06, 2018

“Why our faith is the faith of the unexpected, a religion of surprise”

“But that is the way God gives. His gifts are never quite what we expect, but always something better than we hoped for. We can only dream of things too good to be true; God has a habit of giving … Continue reading

December 30, 2017

Ang sabsaban ay naging duyan (From horses’ trough to Jesus’ crib)

“Thank you for the opportunity of hearing a voice, from an insignificant priest. For me, before, Christmas was all about family. Naturally, I would always be back home. There seemed to be a magnet at home, drawing me back there. … Continue reading

December 23, 2017

#MeToo: Changing the culture of violence towards women’s safety and respect

“Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating. Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is … Continue reading

December 16, 2017

Three types of peace: ‘Eleazar and Daniel are Christmas’

“PEACE is not the product of terror or fear. Peace is not the silence of cemeteries. Peace is not the silent result of violent repression. Peace is the generous, tranquil contribution of all to the good of all. Peace is … Continue reading

December 09, 2017

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