1. Explore the marine life South-East Asia is a diving hotspot, and divers have recognised the Philippines as one of the world’s best macro diving locations. Whether you are looking for shipwrecks or whale sharks, the archipelago will not disappoint even the most intrepid of divers. Be sure to check out Apo Reef for their […]
“For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known.”
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Journey to Thongwa Thongwa is a rural township, located two hours by car from the heart of Yangon. You cannot find Thongwa on Lonely Planet. I arrived in Myanmar on Saturday; I leave for Thongwa the next day. Once we finally get out of the jam-packed roads of Yangon, we drive past swathes of land. […]
1. My guide is Brother Vijin, a Jesuit seminarian. 2. See also this article on on Myanmar’s controversial citizenship laws. 3. See this article featuring the Servites. 4. Lonely Planet, Myanmar (Burma), 12th Edition (2014), p.15.
(Note to readers: I have inserted many links to my SOW private journal. These journal entries are inaccessible to the public.) On the second day of SOW, I crystallised four issues1 that I wanted to and thought that I would grapple with, and maybe resolve,2 during SOW. This is my post-SOW reflection; I’ll traverse each issue […]
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(Also, a Valentine’s Day post of sorts.) First Love1 is one of my new favourite P&W songs. We began using it right from the start of SOW, and when R declared that this song would always remind him of the truths he learnt in SOW, I fell a little in love with the song too. The […]
Talk to me about the truth of religion and I’ll listen gladly. Talk to me about the duty of religion and I’ll listen submissively. But don’t come talking to me about the consolations of religion or I shall suspect that you don’t understand.1 When I was 12, I got into a bad accident. My family […]