Monthly Archives: April 2013

Simple and Pure

I know that trouble and turmoil are as much a part of living as breathing and eating are. But still they cause a thorny discomfort that I would sooner get rid off and be on my way. Sometimes,  the pain … Continue reading

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Modern-day Sports Events as Religion

Last night, Mickey and I watched the Warriors game with several of his friends. It was an electrifying experience. It is probably the closest thing to a religious event in today’s post modern, secular society with ginormous sports arena serving … Continue reading

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Loving As We Have Been Loved

The Philippines is a very romantic place and the Filipinos are a very amorous people. We have at least seven words for ‘love’: ibig, irog, mahal, sinta, liyag, suyo, giliw. All of them, however, express love as eros. Eros is … Continue reading

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“It Takes a Village to Raise a Child.”

“It takes a village to raise a child.” says an African proverb. I have always been amazed by the interconnectedness of life, how everyone and everything are intimately linked and intertwined with one another. I am the sum total of … Continue reading

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The Way, the Truth and the Life

It is a joy to learn and discover new things everyday even as I grow older. And as every new day dawns, I see subtle changes happening in me. I used to live my life in minutes and hours, in … Continue reading

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The Rhythm of Life

We are  called in faith to become a community of believers and then we are sent out to proclaim and share that call with the whole creation. The rhythm that sustains life is the same rhythm that builds our faith. … Continue reading

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Still On My Lost Wallet

We are creatures of habit. I looked at the drawer where Anabelle found my lost wallet several times but I did not notice it. The top of that drawer was not one of the usual places where I would usually … Continue reading

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