Monthly Archives: September 2017


Goodness and kindness are not the monopoly of Christians nor of believers. A sense of the sacred has been with man since he first stood awe-struck in wonderment at the presence of some ineffable mystery. I try to imbibe all … Continue reading

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My Father Is Here

Today is the death anniversary of Tatang. It is uncanny how the years has only made his presence in my life even stronger. I can feel my father alive in me and my own sons. His spirit. His moods. His … Continue reading

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The Presence In My Life

There is in every human being an abiding sense of awe and wonder. We are always asking questions, specially why, and forever seeking answers. From my earliest recollections, I have been trying to find out what my life is supposed … Continue reading

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A Paean To The Universe

Everything that exists is in perpetual motion, dancing to a certain rhythm that is the pulse beat of the universe. A cosmic symphony, if you will. A glorious hymn to all that there is. As the cosmic dance continues, planets … Continue reading

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One More Gift ~ PEACE!

During my younger years, one of my favorite ‘little’ books was Dag Hammarskj√∂ld’s Markings. He died too soon and was in a plane crash on his way to the Congo to broker peace talks between rebels and their government. Almost … Continue reading

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The Cost of Discipleship

To hear the word of God and do it, to be Christ’s disciple is not easy. Often, God would often would test us in the area where we think we are the strongest. I have a priest friend whose special … Continue reading

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To Be A Child. Again.

To be a child is to wake up every morning, ready to play in the sun To live the moment unencumbered by the pains of the past and not burdened by the fears of the future. And when the day … Continue reading

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Let There Be Peace

I am both a moment and an eternity. I have but the present moment to call my very own. In the wink of an eye it is gone, only to be replaced by another moment. Yet, it is in this … Continue reading

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A Day Of Peace

Today marks the date that martial law was declared in the Philippines in 1972. It was a dark period in our history. It was a time of fear, repression and oppression. In its later years, it was a reign of … Continue reading

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Celebrating Friendship

Today is the birthday of a dear friend of many, many years. Our first encounter was not particularly pleasing for him. For a sensitive person, I can often be very callous and I hurt people without my realizing it with … Continue reading

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