Author Archives: Spirit Moments

Tuesdays with Alran

Dr. Alran Bengzon was the most unlikely appointee to be Dean of a Business School. He is a Doctor of Medicine, a neurologists at that. He just finished his stint as Secretary of Health but has never really been an … Continue reading

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Being Transformed by Faith

God created us in his image and likeness. There is often the danger and temptation of creating God in my own image and likeness, of wanting to lead a life according to my own script. And just when I think … Continue reading

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My Childish Faith

Christ often held up children as examples of true and trusting faith. Today, he bemoans the people of his times as having a childish faith.They are like children: “To what shall I compare the people of this generation? What are … Continue reading

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From Nature, Into My Heart

    I am always amazed whenever I looked up at the skies. I am at a loss for words when I stare out at the heavens on a clear night and see all those billions of stars and the … Continue reading

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Reminiscing

Tatang was of peasant stock and he worked in the fields in his youth. It was a long journey for him from the fields of Dau to the bungalow in Marisol. And it has also been a long and rather … Continue reading

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Feeling Like the Dutiful Son, Behaving Like the Prodigal One

I have lost count of the many time I have heard or read the story of the prodigal son. And I must admit there are quite a number of times, I end up feeling like the dutiful son. I would … Continue reading

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The Cross

There can be no salvation with the cross. There can be no resurrection without the crucifixion. Christianity without the cross in not Christianity. Yet, there are many who would take the cross out of Christianity, preaching a blatant and selfish … Continue reading

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