Giving

giving

In every period and in whatever society
the supreme act is to give oneself,
to lose oneself to find oneself.
You have only what you give.

Ignazio Silone

This photo was taken in Palawan, in the summer of 2012. The boys (aged 8 and 6) are on their way to the farm to gather coconuts. On the sled drawn by the carabao is their baby sister aged 4. With joy and enthusiasm these boys looked forward to helping their father fill up the sled with coconuts, and hopefully, other fruits. 
I couldn’t get a better shot as I was chatting with them as they moved along. I had to settle for this…

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