Category Archives: Discipleship

And Who Is my Neighbor?

The neighbor is not he who passed by on the opposite side, in order not to be bothered in one self-busy-ness, Not to have to attend to someone in distress, Not to lose time and money to help another person. … Continue reading

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The Price of Discipleship

I often often feel apprehensive when I try to give and be generous. What if nothing is left for me and I end being the one in need? What if my present is not wanted nor appreciated? What if I … Continue reading

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Why Fasting Matters

Fasting has always been one of the prescribed spiritual exercises of all the great religions. There is something about denying the senses, in this case taste, in order to experience what the senses on fail to perceive. When we shut … Continue reading

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Weathering the Storms of Life

As Jesus got into a boat, his disciples followed him. Suddenly a violent storm came up on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by waves; but he was asleep. They came and woke him, saying, “Lord, save … Continue reading

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I Will Follow You

As they were proceeding on their journey someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.”  Jesus answered him,“Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his head.” And … Continue reading

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Cheap Grace

I follow Christ because of his Gospel of joy, love and forgiveness. It is sad and ironic that so many wars and acts of violence, so much inquisition and persecutions, the subjugation and domination of peoples, so much pain and … Continue reading

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Being a Christian Today

The ‘tooth for a tooth, an eye for an eye’ law in the Old Testament was not really about revenge. It was but meant to moderate the exacting of vengeance when one is seeking redress for an injustice. The punishment … Continue reading

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