I wanted to take part in a greater jihad where regardless of not having the same privileges enjoyed by a regular soldier such as their salaries,etc.---you know you are doing something for your principles and for your Lord .I think that is what’s essential---living with your beliefs and principles intact. In the end, it will be our Lord who will give us our righteous reward.
Stories of Bangsamoro
I am 96 years old and a native of Jolo. For the past 60 years, I’ve been staying here in Davao City. I looked for a place to have a simple life. I always try to let go of the stress around me. . . . Read More
It was love at first sight – yes, I believe at love at first sight. The first time I saw her, her eyes were sparkling, her smile was so bright, and her posture was really upright. I was so happy . . . Read More
I didn't finish school. For years, I lived from collecting garbage that I could sell. I was also a parking aide. When they closed the area where I used to work that became my light bulb moment. I . . . Read More
I’m blessed to be the chief patrol officer of our barangay for two terms in a row. As chief patrol officer, I monitor the order and safety of our barangay. Hearing reports of our barangay in police . . . Read More
We are renting a house and this little area where we sell charcoal briquettes. I used to peddle trinkets and other dry goods for decades until the authorities prohibited street vending. We started . . . Read More
In the 84 years I’ve had in this world, I spent 55 of them being an officer of the peace, doing my best to maintain order in our area. Being an officer is stressful because people are arrogant. . . . Read More