Monthly Archives: February 2014

Learning from My Emptiness

What can I learn when I am in a state of neediness and desolation? Nature abhors a vacuum. Whenever there is a vacuum, nature tends to fill it with just about anything to remove the emptiness. Often, I try to … Continue reading

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I have great admiration for people who can give generously and do so very spontaneously with expecting any rewards nor counting the cost. I hate myself most when I hold back in being a giving and generous person and first … Continue reading

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Just because someone does not love me that the way I want to be loved does not mean that somebody does not love me. Often in my self-preoccupation and hunger for affirmation, I would dictate the way I should be … Continue reading

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The 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution

Today is the anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution of 1986 in the Philippines. The event later on spawned the collapse of many Eastern Bloc communist countries through peaceful and massive display of people power, most notable of which … Continue reading

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God’s Mysterious Presence in My Life

My faith is not a faith that can move mountains nor can it drive away evil spirits. Often, I am faced with mountains of obstacles and problems. I will them to go away but they wont. There are times I … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace and Karmic Nature

Everything happens for a reason. That is the law of nature. You reap what you sow. That is law of karma. This beautifully landscape scene did not happen by chance. It was designed, engineered and created by human reason and … Continue reading

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Good Pope Francis

Today is the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. Appropriately, it is also the start of the Consistory where the new 19 Cardinals will be officially made cardinals. The rites will be done with the traditional pomp and splendor. … Continue reading

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Let Go and Let God

If I were to buy my life, what can I buy it with? I was born with nothing at all. So what currency can I use to buy me a life? I have had many joys and pleasures. But these … Continue reading

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Uniqueness and Aloneness

Who am I? – I often wonder. Is it possible to live for years with someone and still not fully know or understand that person? Is it even possible to truly know and understand another? Or will the other be … Continue reading

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New Senses For The Next Level

One of my worries, in fact my greatest fear, as I grow older is that of my senses failing me. I have always been hard of hearing. But these days, I still hear words but it takes me awhile to … Continue reading

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