Monthly Archives: May 2018

Mysteries And Roots

The world we live in is a simple and yet a mysterious place. There are simple truths that are self-evident. Like, what goes up must come down. There are some truths we do not see but feel deeply in our … Continue reading

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The Presence We Call The Spirit

  I am more than the sum of my parts. In my deepest being, I am no different from everything else that exist. Yet, when I look into my deepest being, I know that I am different from everything else … Continue reading

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FOMO

In nature, nothing is ever out of place. The beach looks as natural with or without footprints. With footprints, the scene suggests there are humans around with stories, to tell. Without the footprints, the pristine scene makes on wonder how … Continue reading

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Love Colors Everything

St. Augustine once wrote: “Love and then, what you will, do.” Seconding that emotion, Fr. Arrupe the former Jesuit General wrote: “What you are in love with, what seizes your imagination, will affect everything.” Who and what I love make … Continue reading

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Three More Mothers

  Today is Mothers’ Day. And Facebook and social media are awash with greetings for mothers. There is a veritable avalanche of paeans and acclamations for all mothers. There is a massive deluge of gratitude, appreciation and undying love from … Continue reading

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When Nighttime Comes

I am feeling adrift on a dark and dreadful sea It is all shadows and darkness lurking around me The light of reason had been snuffed out suddenly Where to go from here is now difficult to see. Just yesterday, … Continue reading

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Creation Proclaims The Glory Of God

I have often realized that there is no compelling reason why I should be here. There is no irreducible mathematical formula the answer to which is my particular existence. In the face of such simple fact, science tells me I … Continue reading

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Love Is The Only Law Of The Universe

All things by immortal power. Near or far, to each other linked are, that thou canst not stir a flower without troubling of a star. ~ by the poet and mystic, Francis Thompson I first heard these lines from Fr. … Continue reading

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What A Difference Faith Makes

I do not have to believe that God exists. I know that for a certain. It is how I understand why there is something instead of nothing, why we exist instead of not exist. But I need faith to believe … Continue reading

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The Good Old Days

There was a time I was puzzled by what the term “good old times” meant. I was young then. I couldn’t imagine how anyone could or would like to look back into the past and revel in it. All those … Continue reading

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