Category Archives: Discipleship

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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Sometimes, Bad Things Make Us More Human

Evil is real and is alive in the world. The malice, hatred and anger behind 9/11 is so choking and overwhelming, one begins to wonder if there is a God who cares and who is supposed to have cloaked his … Continue reading

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Regaining a Paradise Lost

When God created Adam and Eve, he gave them the earth as home. Untouched yet by human hands, I could imagine Earth then for the Paradise that it was: fresh, clean, virginal, pristine in her beauty. Ever since, we have … Continue reading

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Pain And Sufferings

Life is not easy. It is, in fact, difficult. Yet, people would want nothing more than to have a life of ease, comfort and pleasure. We work and struggle to eliminate all pain and suffering. That is a worthwhile and … Continue reading

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Put Out Into The Deep

I regularly meet up with a bunch former colleagues from the Business School where I used to teach. We mostly exchange war stories: an encounter here, a skirmish there, missteps and miscues all over the place, how we transformed an … Continue reading

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O Lord, Graciously Heal Us

At sunset, all who had people sick with various diseases brought them to him. He laid his hands on each of them and cured them. And demons also came out from many, shouting, “You are the Son of God.” But … Continue reading

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The Christ Mission

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed … Continue reading

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