Empowered Women

This inspiring story happened deep in the remote impoverished rural areas of Mindanao in the Philippines about 20 years ago. Women somehow discovered their power, given the opportunity and circumstance. They simply emerged from nowhere like the sun after a heavy downpour, half spontaneously half painstakingly, half inspiration half perspiration. A complex set of local and international Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) were behind the curtain to draw the magic out of these women.

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February 6, 2023 (archives = tr349)

By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com

Watch the Youtube video documentary – http://youtu.be/1GJzbA_sj2Y

It would be nice to make a part 2 documentary now, after 20-odd years, to see if the whole thing has indeed become sustainable, if the practice still thrives in these areas today, if women entrepreneurship has indeed been ingrained into the culture and fabric of the marginals and if it is somehow spreading. And if it has not become sustainable, we must find out why and try again to reconstruct and refined a once-successful system. We must never give up until we succeed in coming up with a working model in uplifting marginals.

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FOR THOSE WHO NEED HEALING, spiritual or physical (depression, anxiety, loneliness, terminal cancer, covid, diabetes, etc.) – say an online healing prayer with one or both healers below. Terminal patients have been healed in cyberspace –

1) Father Fernando Suarezwww.youtube.com/watch?v=8UP3LHBgtIc.

2) Sr. Raquel Reodica, RVM – www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAZcwNimBSg

Download free e-book ‘Healing Stories of Sr. Raquel’ at eastwindjournals.com/2021/08/13/healing-stories-of-sr-raquel-e-book-free-download/).

Author’s book. At age 26, the author (eastwind) drifted through Europe, hitchhiking 25,000 kilometers for three straight years. He wrote a book on his adventures, Wings and Wanderlust. He learned deep insights that radically changed his view of life, which he wants to share with readers looking for themselves or wanting to catch the wind. More about the book = https://eastwindjournals.com/2023/02/25/more-about-the-book-wings-and-wanderlust/

Author’s Credentials. Blogger – ex-Columnist (Inquirer) – Healing Ministry – ex-Professor (Ateneo University) – Documentary Producer-Director (freelance, ex-ABS-CBN, ex-TVS Tokyo) – ex-Broadcaster (Radio Veritas) – Facebook “Bernie V. Lopez Eastwind” / Pages “Eastwind Journeys and Journals” and “Mary Queen of Peace”.


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