Hadrian Mendoza tackles the environmental issues and the conflict of his belief.
As time runs out, we must make drastic changes to save the environment. The damage on the heads represents the adverse effects of floods and droughts on the earth and livelihood of farmers. Despite these conditions, they still have a look of hope in their eyes.
In Philippine history, the “Manunggul” burial jar carried the deceased’s belongings into the next life. My rendition has an empty ring in the center which holds no material goods. In the next life, we take nothing but the good deeds we have done while on Earth.