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A SEED OF HOPE

04/19/2019 By ABRAHAM REGUNTA Antonio has been working with the Center for Sharing for many years. It is therefore not a surprise that he knows many people living in the Tierra Vida community. He has had some special memories in the past. One such unforgettable memory was something that he…

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HOW I MISS THE COMMUNITY OF TIERRA VIDA

04/12/2019 By Abraham Regunta I remember having just moved into the Tierra Vida community two years ago when I happened to meet Estefany Alvarez. She was around 13 years old at the time. She was full of life and had a smile that instinctively seemed to revive your energies. I…

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TAKING THE INITIATIVE

04/05/2019 By ABRAHAM REGUNTA It was a nice evening at the Collegium Café. I was playing the game of Carroms with a few kids, and shortly after I saw a man looking through the windows. One of the kids who recognized this person started to behave very strangely. He appeared…

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IT WAS TIME FOR CHESS AGAIN

03/29/2019 By ABRAHAM REGUNTA In recent days Caesar Mendoza, a 10-year-old boy from the Tierra Vida community has made a lot of noise around the Tri-Cities with his amazing Chess skills. He is a product of the evening program here at the Center for Sharing where he first started playing…

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HOW REMARKABLE IS THIS?

03/22/2019 By ABRAHAM REGUNTA It was a regular working day. I was in my office grappling with a possible idea for my blog. As I was deep in thought Cheryl Broetje came to me and pointed out a little girl at the Café counter and asked me if I knew…

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DISCIPLINING VS PUNISHING

3/15/2018 By ABRAHAM REGUNTA Though I have been working with children for thirteen years, it always seems to be a huge challenge working with children who display some behavioral concerns. However, the more I work and spend time with them the more I am convinced that disciplining a child is…

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TO SHARE IS NOURISHING

03/08/2019 By Abraham Regunta Oscar Del Cid is 12 years old studying in Grade 7. He has been a regular at the evening program for more than six months. He is by nature very calm, shy, a boy of very few words and someone conducts himself in a dignified manner.…

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IPAL ONLINE TUTORING AT THE COLLEGIUM

02/25/2019 By ABRAHAM REGUNTA The IPAL online tutoring program is an initiative of the Pasco School District. It is intended to expand and reach out to students living within the district boundaries to take advantage of flexible learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of students and families. It gives…

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THE AMAZING STORY OF CAESAR MENDOZA

2/18/2019 By ABRAHAM REGUNTA We are all born with unique gifts that God has so generously bestowed on us. It is quite mystifying that it can take years for some of us to realize and fulfill those gifts while for others is can happen over-night! It is not without a…

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THE GIFT OF GIVING

1/31/2019 By ABRAHAM REGUNTA There were many instances in my life when I have seen people making small contributions towards a noble cause. I wondered how these small contributions could really make much of a dent compared to the need.  I failed to look at the bigger picture. Gradually I…

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