The major downpour this week is an example. Many have lost family members and homes because of the unusual rain but they still manage to smile. As a recent catch phrase goes, “The Filipino spirit is waterproof.”
Here’s are some of my favorite posters that circulated online.
|My favorite is on top, third from the left. |
(Image from turon.tumblr.com)
Life goes on, even during the flood. It’s fascinating how Filipinos find reasons to smile.
|This one made me laugh really hard. Very apt for the Olympics!|
(Photo from facebook.com)
During the height of the rain, I mentioned to friends how it would be devastating to experience flood on one’s wedding day. But here’s a couple who embraced it and tied the knot in water. Salutes to you!
|"For better or for worse."|
Read more about their story here!
During this time of crisis, it's also heartwarming to hear stories of courage, togetherness, and acts of selflessness. It further affirms that indeed, the Filipino spirit is waterproof.