Monthly Archives: November 2018

The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 6

I woke up early this morning, in my own room, in my own bed, snuggling in the warmth of the woman who has loved me unconditionally for more than half a century now. Between coming into full wakefulness and getting … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 5

Continuing my Novena of Gratitude – Fifth Day. I am thankful for every sign and manifestation of new life. A rose bud blooming into a fresh flower always brings me a smile. It means to me that life will never … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 4

  This is the fourth day of my Novena of Gratitude, leading up to Thanksgiving on November 22nd. I am never alone for there are always family and friends accompanying me on my journey. But there are times I want … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 3

Today, I thank God for family and friends and say ‘Thank you’ to those who have accompanied me in my life’s journey. I thank them for the happy times, and these memories are with me forever, that were made possible … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 2

One tip to being happy is to thank God for everything you have. Literally, I count my blessings, writing down the things I have in life that give me happiness. From the smallest, like a kiss, a hug, a smile, … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 1

In the great Christian tradition of novenas, I am starting today a nine-day preparation for Thanksgiving Day. All major and important holy days in Christianity are celebrated with a nine-day preparation, culminating with the feast itself. Gratitude is a deeply … Continue reading

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In the Image of the Divine

        Ang nilikha mong kariktan Sulyap ng ‘yong kagandahan       It thrills me to know that I am made in the image and likeness of God. It thrills me even more to realize that I … Continue reading

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