What can you do to serve our nation? #juslikeRizal

To mark the 151st birthday of Dr. Jose P Rizal , the question one must answer is ” What can you do to serve our nation?”

The teachings of our country’s national hero continue to be relevant to the lives of Filipinos today.

Just like Rizal, Filipinos can emulate his truthfulness, firmness and bravery and participate in the fight against poverty, injustice, oppression and corruption. By doing so, “we uphold Dr. Rizal’s legacy of heroism, and become heroes ourselves”

Follow @tweetnirizal & use hashtag #JustLikeRizal

Some tweeps answered this way:

@zihrio
To love someone deeply and with wild abandon and to use words to make it eternal. #JustLikeRizal

@sheepheadborj
I’m a conscious hero #JustLikeRizal

@margadeona says

I will contemplate, discern, and challenge through ideas rather than raising my fists then revolt with battlecries and swords #JustLikeRizal

For me, I can continue with my blogging . Just like Rizal, I participate in the fight against poverty, injustice, oppression and corruption through my blogs and #epalwatch.

We need to imbibe what our national hero preached: “ It is a wasted life that is not consecrated to a great ideal. It is like a stone wasted on the field, not becoming part of a great edifice.”

Photo by Grace Bondad Nicolas

Noemi Lardizabal-Dado is a Content Strategist with over 12 years experience in blogging, content management, citizen advocacy and media literacy and over 22 years in web development. Otherwise known as @MomBlogger on social media, she believes in making a difference in the lives of her children by advocating social change for social good.

She is a co-founder and a member of the editorial board of Blog Watch . She is a resource speaker on media literacy, social media , blogging, digital citizenship, good governance, transparency, parenting, women’s rights and wellness, and cyber safety.

Her personal blogs such as aboutmyrecovery.com (parenting) , pinoyfoodblog.com (recipes), techiegadgets.com (gadgets) and beautyoverfifty.net (lifestyle), benguetarabica.coffee keep her busy outside of Blog Watch.

Disclosure:

I am an advocate. I am NOT neutral. I will NOT give social media mileage to members of political clans, epal, a previous candidate for the same position and those I believe are a waste of taxpayers’ money.

I do not support or belong to any political party but I am a volunteer for senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares. I am also voting for #OtsoDiretso plus two :Neri Colmenares and Leody de Guzman

She was a Senior Consultant for ALL media engagements for the PCOO-led Committee on Media Affairs & Strategic Communications (CMASC) under the ASEAN 2017 National Organizing Council from January 4 -July 5, 2017. Having been an ASEAN advocate since 2011, she has written extensively about the benefits of the ASEAN community and as a region of opportunities on Blog Watch and aboutmyrecovery.com.

Organization affiliation includes Consortium on Democracy and Disinformation

Updated April 20, 2019

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