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A tribute of all Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) in all parts of the world who conquer all fears in the pursuit of their family’s dream

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The recent statistics of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) population currently working in different parts of the world is estimated at around 2.2 million, according to the public record published by the Philippine Statistics Authority. …

How that little green circle around a writer’s profile photo on Medium affects your writing ego.

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Paying Medium members earned a green badge encircled around their profile photo. That green circle you see when reading a Medium article means you are reading a premium piece.

Premium Medium members earn a cent every time you read their articles published on the platform. Wait? They pay to earn…


The dogma of turbans becoming a symbol for modern Muslim women — the long-standing debate between faith and fashion

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There has been a debate among Muslim women about wearing proper types of hijabs that adhere to the Islamic ethos. Blame it on the evolution of modern fashion. Inspiration of fashion is always rooted back in a lot of different factors — culture, belief, ethnicity, societal norms. These factors add…


Four finalists will receive $10,000 and 100 honorable mentions will receive $100. Writers, hop in!

Wow! This is it, a four-week writing challenge. Medium just announced a generous writing challenge every writer, storyteller can celebrate — with a staggering $50,000 at stake. Plus, your work will be read by the best amazing, and most talented, well-known writers, storytellers, cultural leaders, and editors as the panel…


My take as a married man tapped on a relationship of trying to make it better along with my personal say on some thwarted relationships I have witnessed

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With the advent of modern technology and the rise of bombarding information, people become vainer while at the same time they are increasingly becoming more insecure. These insecurities are a massive contributor to the many reasons personal human relationships are failing.

A recent study conducted by The University of Washington…

Islamic Reflections

The significance of Eid Al-Adha — the second most celebrated occasion for Muslims around the world

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Eid Al-Adha is the second most important celebration in Islam. During this time Muslims all around the world celebrate this most joyous occasion. But what is the significance of this celebration and why is it so important for all Muslims around the world?

This traces back to the time of…

From the EIC

Welcome to The Just Reflections Writing Pillars

Please help me welcome I. Trudie Palmer to /𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗷𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝗿𝗲𝗳𝗹𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 editorial board — our Writing Pillars club.

A little ‘who’ about I. Trudie

She lives by the mantra, “put the medicines back in the medicine pots and heal the people with food” a version of the famous advice given by Hippocrates back in 400BC. She…

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