Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

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Elizabeth Padillo Olesen Biography

A Filipino born woman, lives in Denmark, wrestles with the Danish language; attempts to preserve her mother tongue- Cebuano, writes prose and poetry in English. Wife, mother, teacher, cross-cultural worker; loves to sing, paint and tend the garden; finds it delightful to demonstrate her poems by her paintings.

Elizabeth Padillo Olesen Comments

Cliff Ceekay 23 November 2012

wow, a good poem.write and write more

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Graham Thompson 19 January 2016

Love your quotations - an effective riposte to our darkening world. You are an angel on the side of light and revelation. An insipired poet.

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Elizabeth Padillo Olesen 15 February 2016

Thanks for your response, Graham Thomson! I have just recently realized that Poemhunter's page for quotations is a great menu to come across with good messages to inspire.

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Elizabeth Padillo Olesen 13 April 2020

Corona attacks people beyond borders, race, status and authority. With the daily rising of deaths in many countries, we are confronted with the reality of life's fragility and mortality. May God beyond us, in and around us help us.

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Prabir Gayen 16 February 2019

Very good poetess....fine write..great work

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Thanks for reading.

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Jagdish Singh Ramána 15 January 2019

a major proponant of peace and harmony as poems and qoutes show.

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Jagdish Singh Ramána 15 January 2019

beautiful qoutes and beautiful poems! lucky to ready such a poetess.

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Thanks for appreciating. It means a lot! It inspires me to write more...

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Elizabeth Padillo Olesen 11 February 2018

What a tragedy when children are used as soldiers in the mad wars in our world! . Wars do not only kills lives of people but also children's innocense.

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The Best Poem Of Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

Teacher, Teacher




Teacher, teacher, teacher, teach me now
Teacher, teacher, teacher, guide me now
Teacher, teacher, teacher, show the way
You are my light
You are my guide.

Teacher, teacher, teacher, comfort me
Give your listening ears when I cry
Help me find the strength in what I can
You are my help
You are my guide.

Teacher, teacher, teacher, build me up
When I do wrong, show me what is right
Teacher, teacher, teacher, let us laugh
You are my friend
You are my guide.

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Elizabeth Padillo Olesen Quotes

10 January 2015

'God is omniscient and omnipotent.He does not need humans to be defenders of his Holy Name. He invites us instead to be defenders/protectors of his beloved creations: human beings and nature.'

10 January 2015

Our human heart is the house of love but it also houses hate. The love of Christ helps us conquer the surging hate that separates us from our fellow human beings. Learn to forgive.

10 January 2015

Human beings have the tendency to destroy the natural environment, and nature has its own way of striking back by its own raging fury.

10 January 2015

The tragedy in France shook the world. The ideology of hate and revenge shakes the very foundation of freedom and justice.

14 January 2015

Peace starts in every human heart with one's decision not to nurture hate.

19 January 2015

Our world is in a limbo of fear psychosis. If the trend of terror and threats continue in our time, then we disregard the sanctity of every human life and our God-given responsibility to uphold and protect it.

22 January 2015

Humility is recognizing that our life, all that we have as resources, and all talents are gifts from God meant to be used to bless our lives and the lives of others. Humility is living in submission to a divine presence, that summons us to use what we have to uphold and protect our life and the life of others.

22 January 2015

Pride is recognizing that all that we are, and all that we own and acquire are ours and for us alone, secured by our own efforts and power.

24 January 2015

What is the source of joy? It starts from the heart - that whatever happens, there is hope in God.

28 January 2015

It is only when your heart is with in things that you do, you can harvest joy. Guard your heart, and let it only be a chamber of love and not of hate.

21 February 2015

Evil is showing its ugly head many corners in the globe, calling the vulnerables to reject love and embrace hate.

21 February 2015

The birth of a child is a joy beyond measure for the mother who gives birth and for those who receive the child. For every birth comes the human responsibility to protect every single life.

22 February 2015

Ideology of hate does not give peace to our fragile humanity. It is only when we discover the power of love that we seek to protect life.

08 March 2015

When one begins to taste the honey of freedom, then one never stops to find it as an essential drink for human survival.

26 March 2015

Life is so short that it has to be lived with purpose; and so fragile that it has to be cared for, loved and protected.

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