Monthly Archives: July 2013

Finding God in Everyday Life

I pray everyday but I do not consider myself particularly religious. I try to be a good person but I know there are a lot of bad things in me. Even my online persona is most likely different from the … Continue reading

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Teacher. Mentor. Healthworker.

Jonathan and Jane go to Saint Clare School where Fr. George Aranha is pastor. I love going with them to their school community mass because I love hearing the homilies of Fr. George. I always pick up morsels of wisdom … Continue reading

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When My Faith Wavers, I Look Back With Gratitude and Humility

When I was growing up, I thought the world of my little hometown, Angeles. I thought it was an awesome place, possible the best one in the world, to grow up in. I was quite ready and resigned to the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Rocks As He Keeps Rocking the Church

Pope Francis was reported in the media today, asking priests and religious to practice a simpler and humbler lifestyle when it comes to their choice of cars and other modern gadgets. In part the report said: As part of his … Continue reading

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Self-Evident Truths

There are some truths that are self evident, as the Declaration of Independence declares – that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; among these rights are life, liberty and the … Continue reading

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The Spirit Moves

The strength and greatness of the USA lies in its open and welcoming nature. Throughout her history, she has always been a haven and a refuge for people who are persecuted, rejected and ostracized by their own people and society. … Continue reading

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We Are What We Celebrate

The dawning of the 4th of July over the Silicon Valley. Today, the greatest nation on earth celebrates its birthday as a nation. This is one birth that was conceived by choice. The Founding Fathers of this nation consciously and … Continue reading

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Making Sense of it All

There are many things I do not understand. There are many things that do not make sense to me. Over the years, I have found answers to some on my questions. But there are many more left unanswered. I guess … Continue reading

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Bridge Over Troubled Water

And when Jesus got into the boat, his disciples followed him. A windstorm arose on the sea, so great that the boat was being swamped by the waves; but he was asleep. And they went and woke him up, saying, … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Happiness

This week’s issue of Time magazine is devoted to the American ‘inalienable right’ to the Pursuit of Happiness. Three thoughts have kept on lingering in my mind after reading the lead article. First, the American Founding Fathers based the new … Continue reading

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