The Grass is Not Always Greener on the Other Side
by Marc Rod
Maria, a Filipino nurse left the paradise-like Philippines for the UK, seeking greener pastures. Challenges like bullying and feeling undervalued tested her resilience. Yet, memories of home, heritage and family fuelled her hope. She pressed on despite the COVID pandemic, longing for a better future and the taste of home. Despite the hardships, her spirit remained unbreakable. She knew her sacrifices would bear fruit one day. Maria’s story inspires us with her resilience, courage, and the enduring bonds of family and heritage.