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 reform of health care through healthy eating

“SPENDING on food and health together make up more than 30 percent of the U.S. economy, yet our politicians and civic leaders aren’t discussing these important issues. They may bicker about how to finance health-care reform, but I’d like to … Continue reading

April 08, 2017

Acupuncture insights of R. Antonio Whiteley, et al.

“STAGNATIONS are like potential energy. They are just “stuck.” Stagnations can lead to disharmony. Acupuncture can break up stagnations, getting the Qi and Blood moving and promote homeostasis [a state of equilibrium or balance]. Acupuncture can turn that ‘potential energy’ … Continue reading

April 01, 2017

‘Documented,’ the film: The truth of a son’s struggle to be reunited with his mother in the context of a broken immigration system

[Editor’s note: This column was originally published in May 2014, but was edited and updated to reflect the current immigration debate in the United States.]  “IMMIGRATION is by definition a gesture of faith in social mobility. It is the expression … Continue reading

March 25, 2017

Authentic power and external power: Trusting God and others

“AUTHENTIC power feels good. It is doing what you are supposed to be doing. It is fulfilling. Your life is filled with meaning and purpose. You have no doubts. You have no fears. You are happy to be alive. You … Continue reading

March 11, 2017

An open letter to 45th US president, my Lolo Donald!

“WHEN the Americans and Soviets stopped rattling nuclear sabers and stoking proxy wars, I don’t think love had much to do with it, or empathy either. And though I like to think I have as much empathy as the next … Continue reading

March 04, 2017

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