In some ways, my Lola's death can also be a turning point for many of us. I believe she did something to make us proud of being Filipinos. She let us go back to prayer and she made us love the Philippines more.
People felt that they lost a great leader who was clean, simple, honest, good-willed and faithful. It wasn't like that for our family though. We lost our mother, pillar, and anchor... She was our source of strength and wisdom.
I wish I knew what love for country was in my grandparents' definition... I believe it's something gained through time or experiencing a life-changing moment.
I don't know what the future holds but what I do know is that my grandparents left my family a legacy. They taught my family integrity, honesty, true public service, and they emulated love for country... My family holds those values. You may not get to see it 24/7 but what's important is that the foundation is there.
We are all part of TEAM PILIPINAS. All of us Filipinos are part of one country with such high potential for greatness.
Let's go T.E.A.M. Pilipinas!!! Together, Everyone Achieves More!!!
Mabuhay tayong lahat!!!