Monthly Archives: December 2012

Retelling and Rewriting the Gospels

Christmas has always been an endearing and enduring story of love, peace, joy and hope. In Mary, we feel the love that a mother has for her child bearing everything to bring him into the world. In the Child Jesus, … Continue reading

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My Soul Magnifies the Lord

For all the posturings that Filipino men do, I still believe that Philippines society is essentially a matriarchal one. In many Filipino homes, the father brings home the bacon but it is the mother who cooks it and still holds … Continue reading

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I Was Born For Greater Things

Life is full of challenges and surprises. There are times I give in to cynicism and say “This too will pass away but it will never get better. There will just be another disappointment.” Yet, time and time again, things … Continue reading

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Counting My Blessings

It is often in times of tragedy, of terrible loss or sadness that people turn to God or ask the question: “Where is God?” Rare are the instances where the people would seek and see God in times of great … Continue reading

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Angels Are Everywhere

I have had a blessed life, a journey that has been rich in blessings. These blessings are brought to me daily by the people in my life. When I look at Anabelle, our three sons, Kathleen, Jonathan and Jane; I … Continue reading

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God Writes Straigth With Crooked Lines

There was once an engaged couple. He was much older than the girl, she being only in her early teens. Later, it was found out that she was pregnant even before they could get married. And he was not even … Continue reading

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I Am Not Alone

My phone and my computer are important to me for it is through them that I can stay connected with my family, my friends and the world. But I can live without them. I need my car to be able … Continue reading

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