What are the signs that tell us it’s time to change? Are there parts of ourselves that get lost in our daily routines that have become rituals for perpetuating the status quo? How do we move beyond disappointment, shock, and pain and into the decision to act and move with self-confidence? In a time of pain, moving into new things and making new mistakes are key to explore unknown paths.
Ma. Theresa (Tet) Gallardo, is the 2016-2017 Balazs Scholar at Star King School for the Ministry in Berkley, CA. Rev. Gallardo was ordained by the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Philippines (UUCP) in April 2013 and called to serve the only congregation in Manila, the Bicutan Congregation. In addition to other UU leadership roles, for over twenty years, she has worked on organizing women, youth, farmers, and labor interests for better legislation in the Philippines. In 2015, she founded a company that helps Philippine small business startups – Amansinaya.com.