Respect and Care in the Philippines

I touched on this subject in my article “The Filipino “It’s OK Mentality”” When I was a child and before the new school year started, my mom would take my brother and me to purchase clothes for school. My mom would tell us “These are for the school year. Take care of this clothes and change when you get home, we cannot afford to replace them.” At home or especially when visiting someone else’s home we were...