Category Archives: Character

Proclaiming Christ in the Midst of Lies

There is so much conflict, turmoil and violence in the world today – in and among individuals, in and among families, in society and the different sectors in it, in and among nations. The division is even more sharp and … Continue reading

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Laetare!

Today is LaetareĀ (Rejoice!) Sunday. It is a day of joy and hope in the midst of Lent a season of penance and repentance. The Gospel today includes the most beautiful passage in the gospels: For God so loved the world … Continue reading

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Generosity

I believe I have been a generous person; although I am sure that there would be some who would think otherwise. I have given out of my blessings and fullness. I have also believed that one cannot give what one … Continue reading

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On Hiking

I have access to a fitness center where I can use a treadmill, a stationary bike, an elliptical machine. And for a while, I tried to exercise there on a regular basis. But I soon got bored. It was getting … Continue reading

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Goodness And Faith

There is a lot to marvel about these days: in technology, sports, culture and even business. Even in everyday life, there is a lot to marvel at: people serving others, children learning and growing, families pulling through difficulties, the sick … Continue reading

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Larawan as Great Art

We finally watched the movie version of Larawan The Musical last night and it did not disappoint. There is something in common to all great art. And I would consider the movie, and the Nick Joaquin play on which it … Continue reading

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Growing Old and The Last Jedi

I have always been a Star Wars fan. Not a fan-atic one though. A lot has been said, written and posted about the latest episode, “The Last Jedi”. Real fans called it the best Star Wars film so far. Critics … Continue reading

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