Monthly Archives: February 2018

At Break Of Dawn

I am an early riser and I love the break of every new day. I have made it a habit to spend my first waking moments being alone. I may be physically alone; but I can always choose not to … Continue reading

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Praying the Lord’s Prayers in Times of Desolation

It happened that while Jesus was praying in a certain place, after He had finished, one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray just as John also taught his disciples.” “This is how you are to … Continue reading

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To Everything There Is a Season

Invariably, at the end of a successful mission, Col. Hannibal Smith would say to his A-Team “I love it when a plan comes together.” In today’s Gospel, one gets the feeling of a plan coming together, of things converging towards … Continue reading

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Another (Lunar) New Year

Today, February 16, much of Asia will be celebrating the Lunar (Chinese) New Year. In a span of less than two months, we have celebrated three New Years: the Church’s Liturgical Calendar last December 3, the Julian Calendar, followed in … Continue reading

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Love In The Time Of Ashes

In a rare serendipitous confluence of events, today we celebrate both Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, and Valentine’s Day, the celebration of Hearts and Love. Lent is the spiritual preparation for the celebration of the greatest love story of … Continue reading

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A Daily Miracle

One of the deepest truth in my life is that fact that I am not a random event. I did not come into existence as a fortuitous confluence of atoms and molecules. I have been willed into existence deliberately and … Continue reading

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I believe I have been a generous person; although I am sure that there would be some who would think otherwise. I have given out of my blessings and fullness. I have also believed that one cannot give what one … Continue reading

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