I am sending you this poem that I wrote in 2001. I feel that it is very relevant now as you are experiencing one of the most difficult situations in Bicol
THERE IS ALWAYS LIGHT
It is when we see the light that the woes of this world become bearable.
It is when we never stop from believing in human spirit, of hoping and weaving dreams that we will always emerge victorious, though sometimes wounded.
It is when we see the light that the pains in our heart become endurable.
It is when we continuously swim in the murky waters, full of hurdles and questions that mold us to become stronger and dauntless to face life's battles.
It is when we see the light that we start weaving our dreams even if sometimes we are in the verge of surrendering
It is when you see the light that you will once again start from hoping, and face every morning with renewed hope and energy
It is when we realize that everyone is imbued with a great spirit to soar and declare once more ... I will overcome.
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Mr. Tim Capellan, a management and marketing guru, is the managing director of Manila-based InAsia Management + Consultancy firm.