10 Years of Hope, Dreams and Possibilities…

Ten years ago, I landed on the dusty tarmac of the old Siem Reap International Airport (it actually looked more like a dingy warehouse then) and arrived in this kingdom – a bright-eyed 27 year old who transplanted himself from the cacophony of Manila with two huge suitcases about to start life anew in a… Continue reading 10 Years of Hope, Dreams and Possibilities…

DZ Recalls Last Words with Husband Edwin

Friends, Students, Colleagues Give Tributes to Rev. Dr. Edwin I. Lariza DZ, wife of Rev. Lariza, shared her recollection of their conversation the day after his confinement to the hospital in late February. TRANSLATION: Mamsing (or Mama), let’s make a stand on what we talked about that I will rest now… let’s be firm on… Continue reading DZ Recalls Last Words with Husband Edwin

A Farewell Letter to Edwin I. Lariza – My Friend/Comrade

Dear ‘Tol, I thought I would see you next month in Iloilo. I thought you would hang on until we finished the book that you, Nestor and I have started. I thought we would hang out for lunch as promised the next time we see each other. The last time we saw each other was… Continue reading A Farewell Letter to Edwin I. Lariza – My Friend/Comrade

Rev. Edwin Lariza Writes 30

Rev. Edwin Lariza, writer, editor, adviser (Catalyzer, Central Echo, Centralite), BSSW and BTh graduate, outstanding social worker of the Philippines, professor, outreach director, pastor, president and president emeritus of Convention of Baptist Ministers Association, leader, organizer, supporter, blogger… finally rested early morning of 8 March 2015. Those who know him had been praying and keeping… Continue reading Rev. Edwin Lariza Writes 30

Positively Centralians Understand “Donation” Is Not All About Giving Money

This conversation in one of the threads at Positively Centralians FB page reveals how alumni understand that giving to Central Philippine University is not only in the form of money. We have underscored the response of Lester Edwin J Ruiz, which captures the thoughts and sentiments of Positively Centralians. Please read the excerpts of the… Continue reading Positively Centralians Understand “Donation” Is Not All About Giving Money