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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An open letter to Pres. Obama

Dear Mr. President, FIFTY years ago, you spoke to us of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” On March 21, that became true when health care reform was passed! … Continue reading

March 28, 2010

Embracing our Galilees and Jerusalems

“We are but mosaics of our inner selves. Each tile within the mosaic is a life’s challenge. We can reject the challenge, run, and without resolving it, our life becomes a spiral of negativism: down and out of luck. Or … Continue reading

March 22, 2010

The road to freedom

“WE are fortunate in our society that a means of resistance has been built into the law and the political process – the vote. The vote is the most powerful nonviolent tool we have in a democracy. We must use … Continue reading

March 14, 2010

Harana Men’s Chorus: Messengers of Spiritual Affluence

“When living with music becomes natural, music ceases to be considered a luxury. If it forms a part in ordinary life, a child can play the violin in his or her humble home, another in the father’s garage, and many … Continue reading

February 07, 2010

Different perspectives bear fruit

“COURAGE is the essence of faith. Only the brave can have faith. A wise person is willing to fight his battles within himself. He eventually becomes established in a higher state of mind.” – Swami Ashokananda NVM Gonzalez is often … Continue reading

January 24, 2010

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