Author Archives: Spirit Moments

Mother Mary Comes To Me

  Yesterday was the feast of La Naval, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. It’s fiesta in Quezon City and Angeles, coincidentally the two cities I consider home. Marian devotion has always been a hallmark of Catholicism. Catholic lore is … Continue reading

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Reason vs. Emotions

I fancy myself to be a logical and rational person, using reason as the basis for many of my decisions. But I also realize that I can be a deeply emotional person, at times acting on a whim or based … Continue reading

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To Feel Is To Believe

My God speaks to me in the silence and in whispers ~ through the gentle breeze, the caressing wind, the gurgling sounds of a newborn. He leaves me love notes and reminders all over the place ~ in the fragile … Continue reading

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It’s So Hard To Be Generous

There are moments in my life when selfishness really hits me hard. I would wallow in extreme self-centeredness, wondering why and what I’d gotten in return for all the goodness, sharing and loving that I do. It is not that … Continue reading

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“And the Word Was Made Flesh.”

I love words. I believe I have a certain facility with words. I like reading them, writing them and hearing them. I love stringing them together to express my innermost thoughts and I find that process most fascinating. I read … Continue reading

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The Anointing of the Sick

Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name … Continue reading

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Built To Last

I grew up in a time when it something was broken, we fixed it. Clothes that were torn would got mended. Slippers with broken straps are made usable again with string and wire. We always had a piece of bamboo, … Continue reading

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