Monthly Archives: July 2013

Missing Out On the Obvious

I can often be so dense and insensitive that I miss out on cues and meanings that are staring me right in the face. Bebet, a very dear friend whose birthday it is today, must have been telling a lot … Continue reading

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He Who Made the Universe Also Fashioned the Human Heart

Laws and regulations are a necessary component of the social contract that enables people to live together in peace and harmony. But sometimes, there are laws that contradict and there are regulations that contravene other rules. Then there are principles, … Continue reading

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An Early Morning Walk

Life can often be dark and sometimes dreary And life’s journey at times just makes me weary In good times, I enjoy having people around me But in bad times, I can do without their pity. I’d rather go for … Continue reading

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Love and Wisdom . . . . from the mouth of babes!

Even before an infant can talk, it can already express a whole gamut of feelings and emotions. Without any intelligible words and with only gurgling and babbling sounds, an infant can express joy and happiness, sadness and disappointment. We know … Continue reading

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Faith For the Journey

Live in the sunshine and everything will be bright and sunny. Live in the darkness and you will see nothing but the shadows. Live with goodness and love and your days will be filled with good things and love. Live … Continue reading

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We Are One For We have One Father and One Source

Today I came across this quote from Rumi: “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” It immediately struck a sympathetic chord in my heart. Deep inside everyone … Continue reading

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And Who Is My Neighbor?

In the corporate world, managers rely a lot on job descriptions and performance standards to ensure that their subordinates are doing the right things expected of them, effectively and efficiently. There are probably times when people perhaps also wished there … Continue reading

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God’s Providence

Life is a paradox and full of contradictions. People seek to be happy and the happiest people are often found in the poorest of societies. The biggest numbers of sad and unhappy people are often found in rich societies. Affluent … Continue reading

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Sheep and Doves Will Survive and Thrive

The most persecuted and discriminated against religious group today are Christians. Persecutions and martyrdom have always been an integral part of the Church’s history. And in her darkest hours, the Church has even had to suffer brother betraying brother to … Continue reading

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Heaven On My Mind

There are times I feel that there is more joy in the anticipation and greater fulfillment in the struggle to possess something than in the actual possession of that object. It is almost like going after the end of a … Continue reading

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