Author Archive: jocelyn bautista

   Two Worlds…

   Two Worlds            Sis, what are you doing in here? I come to my senses when my sister who just came into the country a week earlier disturb  my deep thought.              I thought we will do this together.  This, meant shop for the  groceries. …

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Of Poverty and War

OF POVERTY AND WAR              As I rounded  the corner towards the elevator of The Walter Reed Army Medical Center,   a very young soldier fully in command of  his wheel chair, lower limbs almost cut to his thighs,   both upper limbs gone and with just one eye  passed me by.  The left arm was cut …

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The Drawing Contest

Drawing is not my forte. I guess I don’t have any special skills so to speak. A mediocre in anything, I always admire artists. When I was asked to attend to the small kids in the Church last week, I don’t know what to do with them. They were so loud that at some point …

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Virginia Beach summer of 2011

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The fun of summer that only the beach of Virginia can offer. With my sisters in faith at Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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Peace and Christmas

Once upon a time in the land of Egypt, the Israelites were commanded by God to kill a lamb and  eat in a hurry with their stomach belted, their shoes on for the Lord will kill all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast.  The blood of the lamb, the Israelites …

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My daughter has diaphragmatic hernia

Essay on Informative Speech Speech 107 Montgomery College – Rockville Jocelyn Bautista    AT THE AGE OF 2 MY DAUGHTER WAS DIAGNOSED OF DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA ———————————————————————————————– Twenty years ago, at  the age of 2, my daughter Melissa was diagnosed of diaphragmatic hernia that could have cost her life, if God was not on  our side. …

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The story of the prodigal son

For centuries the parable of the prodigal son is one of the best parables in the bible. Some interpreted the parable as a representation of the three characters and three types of persons. The father being the Father in heaven who forgives sinners and welcome them back. The eldest son represents the unforgiving heart, and …

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Topic #284 – What is the best way to tax people

In 1976 when I took the Board for Certified Public Accountant, my taxation subject helped my average grade climbed just barely to pass the passing grade of 75%. Accounting Practical I and II were very hard. To pass the Board you have to have a grade for any subject not lower that 65%, but should …

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Post # 283 If you found $1000

This morning I had a chat with my daughter Melissa through Facebook. She was asking if I could send her an  iphone4. I checked the Google and it runs between 200 to 400 dollars.  When Steve Jobs died of cancer the world mourned  for him. I was kind of distant because I am not really …

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Describe the perfect sandwich

What is a perfect sandwich? I am not a sandwich eater. How can I come up with the idea of making an elaborate sandwich that can come up to $5,000? When I saw the cost to make a sandwich can run up to $5,000 I was shocked. For us Filipinos, we are rice eaters. It took …

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