Monthly Archives: February 2013

I am More Than Just A Body

I take great pleasure in enjoying beautiful photos and paintings. Sure, there are those who would take photos or do paintings in order to make a fortune. But there are a lot more who do so just to capture the … Continue reading

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Discipleship and Discipline

God’s boundless love is so prodigious and abundant I sometimes take it for granted.  It is totally unmerited I often think there is nothing I need to do to receive it. But I realize that I cannot come before the … Continue reading

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The 10,000 Rule

Practice makes perfect. But to really excel in what one is doing, there is the 10,000 rule. In his book, Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell puts forward the notion that the key to success is to practice a … Continue reading

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Why I Need To Pray

“For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” (Third Law of Motion) “What goes around, comes around.” (Law of Karma) “The measure you give will be the measure you get back.” (Jesus Christ) Physics, Eastern Mysticism and Christian … Continue reading

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EDSA – The Transfiguration of the Philippines

This is a photo of the Ortigas Center taken from the hills of Antipolo. Typically enveloped in smog, it always looks like on a clear day you can see the outlines of buildings. This is the general area where 27 … Continue reading

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Loving The Unlovable?

Every life is precious. Every life is beautiful. But life is not all joy and happiness. There are moments of sorrow and pain. God placed a little bit of himself in each and everyone of his creatures. There is so … Continue reading

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The Human Face of God

In writing down my reflections, I often refer to God as the Presence, the Source. I am often hesitant to name Jesus Christ, probably too keenly aware of the strong secular milieu I am in that is not too welcoming … Continue reading

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Seek And You Shall Find

In prayer, I knock on God’s door to help me in seeking for what is his will for me to do and then I ask him to the grace, strength and courage to do it. This is not the way … Continue reading

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Changes and Signposts

Christ’s call to repentance is a call to change. And all life is about change. I can simply allow changes to happen in my life. Or, I can choose the changes I want to see happen in my life. I … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

I see myself as a forgiving person, easily forgetting the wrongs that have been done to me by others. Given time, I can even be friends again even with people who have hurt me very deeply. But I am also … Continue reading

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