Category Archives: death

TURNING POINT: The Covenant with Oyong

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/31 October) — One summer evening in the house of our grandfather, my cousins and I were engrossed in a discussion on death and spirits. Does the spirit of the dead really return and move around among the living for a while? I was third year in college then and I shared […]

The life we live

Assalamu Alaykum (Peace be upon you all)I was still conducting my history taking with a patient in the out-patient department under TCVS (Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery) when I received a sad news. A good friend of mine died just the morning of th…

goodbye, mommy

My mom passed away during the early hours of September 22. She had been in and out of the hospital this year – the longest hospitalization lasted 75 days. At that time everything pointed to her eventual demise. Aside from the Chronic Obstructive Pulmon…