Posts tagged Philippines


Your Ability is Stronger than your Disability

by on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 9:36 am

“Believe in yourself that you can do all things because you are capable. You are a beautiful creation of God. Your ability is stronger than your disability. You’re not fighting alone because God is with you all the time and He will give you the strength you need.” – Mona For our patients, these are […]

God Makes the Difference in Extraordinary Circumstances

by on Monday, July 6, 2020 at 8:54 am

Let me state the obvious: we have all been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For us here in Davao City, Philippines, our ability to move out and about has been limited. The usually long queues in public places have become even longer. Access to public transportation has been much more challenging, especially to my co-workers […]

Wounds that Lead to Healing

by on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 9:13 am

Being a storyteller gives me the privilege to witness modern-day miracles at the hospital. I get to see kids wear their first-ever pair of shoes, walk with both feet flat on the ground, and stand tall when they could do none of these things before. I am grateful to see healing happen right before my […]

Growing Faith in the Waiting

by on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 9:16 am

“My favorite story in the Bible is the story of David. I think that David is strong, and I admire his faith in God, especially when he faced a giant,” shares Carmel. Young as she is, Carmel faces many giants in life. She lives in a mountainous area, in a Teduray indigenous community, far from […]

Nurse Delia: Following God’s leading

by on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 8:35 am

Hospitable, caring, hardworking, and always smiling, these are character traits that are embedded in the Filipino culture and define why nursing is a perfect fit for many Filipinos, especially those working overseas. According to the Philippine News Agency, roughly 10 to 12 million Filipino nurses and caregivers are working in more than 50 countries abroad. […]

The Three P’s of Mentorship: Play, Presence, and Prayer

by on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 9:32 am

My job is to play and pray with patients. People find that often too good to be true, but it’s really what I do. In a more professional term, my job title is “Child Mentor,” Ella Abadesco  As a child mentor for three years, I have the privilege to meet hundreds of kids while crawling […]

Nurse Miay and Althea’s Special Bond

by on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 11:52 am

“Sociable, stress-reliever, and strong-willed,” these are words that Althea’s mom, Rean, uses to describe her daughter. We agree with Althea’s mom! We often hear Althea singing, talking, and bringing joy to everyone that passes by. Some of that shared joy comes from a special bond that Althea has with her CURE nurse, Miay. Althea was […]

Hospitals Helping Each Other during COVID Virus Outbreak

by on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 9:28 am

A Letter From Michael Hulland, Executive Director of Tebow CURE Hospital (CURE Philippines) We are a Christian institution founded and based on principles of compassion for those in need.  At this present time, I know we all feel for those suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we have seen the number of COVID-19 cases increase […]

Trusting God Amidst Lockdown: CURE Philippines

by on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 9:19 am

“Healing changes everything” is a statement that I’ve lived by for the past eight years that I’ve been involved with CURE. However, since the impact of COVID-19, I’ve found myself wondering what that statement means when our hospital decides to cancel elective cases and limit the number of patients we see at clinics. Every Monday […]

Standing Tall – Adoy’s Story

by on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 8:12 am

John Arnold, also known as “Adoy” to his dear family and friends, is full of character! He is jolly and friendly and very polite to everyone. But, even though he’s the kind of kid that you’d want to hang out with all day, he is still bullied due to his disability. He was born without […]

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