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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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CELEBRATING EACH OTHER

1/25/2019 By ABRAHAM REGUNTA Living in a fast-paced world that has witnessed an unprecedented influx of digitalization, we hardly seem to have time to sit back, appreciate and realize how much we need and cherish one another. As an antidote to that, one of our practices at the Collegium is…

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IT FEELS WONDERFUL

1/18/2019 By ABRAHAM REGUNTA I was in my office doing my work this Wednesday on what appeared to be a normal day, when Carlos Torres came in. He is 14 years old studying in Grade 7. He made himself comfortable in my office and greeted me with a nice smile on…

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I AM GRATEFUL

1/11/2019 By ABRAHAM REGUNTA Cecilia Stetson’s has had a long-cherished association with the Center for Sharing. She was raised with her three siblings at the Vista Hermosa community in Prescott, WA. Her parents worked at Broetje Orchards. She endured a turbulent childhood having witnessed her father physically abusing her mother. She…

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IT WAS THE WALKING GROUP THIS TIME

By ABRAHAM REGUNTA   Last week we had a large group of people visiting us at the Collegium Café. A closer look revealed that this group belonged to the Fun, Fit and Over Fifty Club. In a short time both small and large groups from this club have visited us. I…

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