"Fellowship is a term not often used or appropriately applied. However, when it is leveraged by God's people, fellowship becomes God's answer to disappointment, fear, loneliness, sickness and discouragement." (Acts 2:42-47)
I saw how people breaks down because of loneliness and witnessed how men cries in desperation as loneliness creeps into his senses during the still of the night feeling alone. Nobody's spared, no has has escaped - each of the 12 million OFWs have experienced the feelings of loneliness, homesickness, nostalgia, melancholy, solitude, isolation, separation and sadness in their lives as who have crossed boundaries, that even includes The Pope.
However you alone cannot defeat loneliness. We were created social humans. We need people.
"It is not good for a man to be alone..." (Genesis 2:18)
Do you remember the movie "Cast Away", one night, Chuck's (Tom Hanks) plane crashes and he is cast away on a deserted island. Chuck discovers the elements of survival - food, water, shelter, fire, and COMPANIONSHIP, where he meets Wilson, his blood - his friend.
On every continent, region, countries, archipelagos and islands across the world, there are Filipinos waiting to be discovered, living and working daring to make a difference, you are not alone, just like you, they are waiting for your smile, waiting for you to say "Hi , hello Kababayan, Pilipino ka ba?". Let us build communities, join Filipino social groups and community programs of our Phil. Embassies and attend regular church services. You may try to start blogging and explore your passion in writing and join Kablogs and other social networking sites.
Connect with your friends families and love ones that you have left behind, call them as they are just a dial away from you; chat with them live through internet, explore all the possibilities of connecting to the world.
Lastly, always remember that life is a journey, as we start our thousand miles of emotional and philosophical journey, don't forget that God is always walking beside us, let's not ignore His presence and let's take a look at His Word - the Road Map of our life.