Lissa’s Writing

Lissa's Writing

Kidlat Tahimik—Eternal Dreamer, Constant Teacher

After passing through two of Malacañang Palace’s security checks, Kidlat Tahimik, his wife Katrin, sister Genie, apos Kalinaw and Amihan, and I began to trudge up the red-carpeted steps to the main hall. Just a step or two up had been taken, when security personnel stopped us and told my fahter-in-law, the newly minted National Artist for Cinema, that he…

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Lissa's Writing

Taming the Dragon

One of the festivals we enjoy celebrating at my children’s Waldorf school, Balay Sofia, is Michaelmas. On September 29 each year, Waldorf schools around the world celebrate this festival, which highlights the story of St. George taming the dragon with the help of Archangel Michael. According to Sarah Baldwin, a Waldorf teacher and author, Michael gives St. George “the courage…

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