If you’ve been to Boracay, or at least have read or viewed something about it, you may be familiar with this beautiful rock formation known as Willy’s Rock, the famous landmark at Boat Station One in the island paradise. It’s entirely visible in the morning, and is always almost half-submerged during high tide in the afternoon.
We were fortunate to see it and experience the crystal-turquoise waters and pristine powdery white sand on the last week of October just last year.
This morning, Tina and I were literally shocked; can’t help but uttered “OH MY GOD!” when we learned from a news item reported on Umagang Kay Ganda, a local morning TV show, that the owner of the resort where Willy’s rock is located, removed and burned the image statue of the Blessed Virgin on top of the grotto because of the reason that he’s now a pastor of a certain religion thus his act, alarming the parish priest of the Island.
We honestly respect other religions and beliefs but my wife and I are disturbed why others can’t do so.
Just imagine if our 5-year-old son who was with us in Boracay last year knows about this, how do you think parents should explain that other people could do such thing to something that represents one’s faith?