Monthly Archives: March 2019

Living at the Threshold of Eternity

Man has always lived at the threshold of eternity, at the doorsteps of life everlasting. The beauty and grandeur there is in nature is clear indication that there is something better and more life-filled yet to come. Spring may come … Continue reading

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The Annunciation

Men know the horrors of wars and the violence attendant to them. And yet much of human history has been written in blood with conquering armies: the conquests of Alexander, the legions of Caesar, the elephant-mounted warriors of Hannibal, the … Continue reading

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My Need for Repentance

Even at an early age, I remember collecting and memorizing Gospel verses that would inspire me no end. I often wondered whether I would have been one of his followers if I had lived during the time of Jesus. Many … Continue reading

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Heroes in Everyday Life

A hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, great bravery, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. To get up every morning, before everyone else To prepare the day for her family even before her own To see … Continue reading

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The Heroic in the Ordinary

  Everybody wants to be a hero. I know I do. Everyone wants to make a difference and to leave behind a mark, a legacy. But not everyone becomes a hero. So, we turn to great men and women who … Continue reading

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Shades of Gray?

It is so easy to get bored. But it is also quite easy to get engaged. All it takes is a decision. It is so easy to lapse into the routine and nestle in a comfort zone; but life keeps … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Eternal Life

Today is the first day of Spring. Nature is sprouting new and fresh life, as traces of winter fade away. So much to be thankful for. So many thing to be joyful about. It is time for counting blessings. I … Continue reading

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On Being a Father

Today is the feast of St. Joseph. One of the names by which Jesus was known is “the son of the carpenter”. There many things about being a father I learned from Joseph. And thinking of him now, I remember … Continue reading

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Light Sings

Nothing speaks better of the freshness and newness of life, of hope and renewal than the streaks of first light at the break of dawn. Nothing seems sadder or more melancholic than the fading light of a sunset at the … Continue reading

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Being Transfigured

In the beginning, just before theBig Bang, there was just a singularity of a particle, And all particles have an energy inside them waiting to burst forth. Energy that is equal to its weight multiplied by the speed of light. … Continue reading

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