Monthly Archives: December 2014

Wisdom And Wishes For The New Year

Christmas is a week gone and the New Year is upon us. Christmas was a time of gift-giving and goodwill. The New Year is a time of wishes and wisdom. The many postings on my Facebook wall attest to this. … Continue reading

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The Quiet In The Land

History is often written around the lives and accomplishments of great men. But history unfolds and happens because of the simple and humble lives of ordinary people. The Philippine EDSA Revolution is often written around the likes of Cory Aquino, Cardinal … Continue reading

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Winnowing Chaff From Grain

Great men often live lives steeped in paradox. They proclaim and work for peace and unity but often are the cause of a lot of dissensions and divisions. They would operate out of love and goodness and yet they stir … Continue reading

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Praying For Families

From the very beginning, God has declared that it is not good for man to be alone. Before He created man, He first created the plants and the trees that will provide man with food, clothing and shelter. Then He … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Forever

The gospel reading on Christmas is the beautiful and lyrical intro to the Gospel of John, which must have been originally one of the hymns sung by the early Christian communities. It proclaims how God created everything there is through … Continue reading

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Praying for the Persecuted

Today is the feast of St. Stephen, the first Christian martyr. He was stoned to death by a mob led by a young man named Saul. Today I pause to think about and pray for all those who are being … Continue reading

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A Melancholy Christmas

In those days, there were shepherds watching their flocks at night. When all at once they heard a voice from an angle in shimmering light: “Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy. … Continue reading

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