Monthly Archives: October 2013

Grateful

I may be gnarled and knotted by the years I have been weathered and beaten by the elements My forlorn shape may speak of all my fears My trunk and branches by age have been bent. Still I am thankful … Continue reading

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Faith and Jamais Vu

Anabelle and I are back in the Philippines. And yesterday, we went out to see the ‘old places’ and do some ‘old things’. Feelings of deja vu struck me immediately: I have been here before. I have done all of … Continue reading

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Relationships Are All That Matter

I shall always be grateful that my life has been rich, full and truly blessed. I have come to realize that my joys and happiness do not come from the material things and possessions that I have. For I can … Continue reading

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Life Disturbances

Often, I get my relationship with God all mixed up. I would ask Him to do as I will instead of praying that I do His will. This kind of attitude is what drew a rebuke from Jesus to Martha. … Continue reading

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Being a Neighbor: Go and Do Likewise

There is a lot not right in the world today. There is too much hunger and suffering. There is too much violence and injustice. There is too much greed and selfishness. There is not enough forgiveness and forbearance to forget … Continue reading

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The Light and Power of Faith

Why light a candle in the dark? Its flame is but a feeble flickering against the power of the dark. Just let the darkness envelope me and Swallow me into nothingness. Why light a candle in the day? Its light … Continue reading

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No True Joy Without the Cross

Last Thursday was the Jog-athon Day at St. Clare School.  Jonathan completed 31 laps. Jane managed to do only 12 as she scraped her knees early on in her jogging. The theme of the event was “Give Joy! Get Joy!” … Continue reading

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