Category Archives: Environment

Laudato Si’

All the earth proclaim the Lord; sing your praise to God. Laudato Si’ Praise be to you! Climate change is real. And there is a crisis. For eons, Earth has existed with humans in it. For millions of years, it … Continue reading

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Every Sunrise Celebrates a New Creation

I first encountered, and liked for the first time, inihaw na panga at buntot ng tuna in Davao. The story, probably true but also possibly apocryphal, is that these parts of the fish (the head and the tail) used to … Continue reading

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Beauty All Around Us

  There is so much grace and beauty in the world if we would just stop and look a while. And yet, we keep on thrashing our planet; we could end up destroying the only kind of environment that would … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer

“This is how you are to pray: ‘Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy Kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive … Continue reading

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Is This the Philippines or What?

I was awestruck when I first saw the renovated Podium Mall over the weekend. Its escalator ramps spiral upward so imposingly, they seem to lift me up as I gazed agape to the glass roof. It is an impressive expression … Continue reading

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Some Things To Deeply Ponder About

So He said, “Go forth and stand on the mountain before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord was passing by! And a great and strong wind was rending the mountains and breaking in pieces the rocks before the Lord; but the Lord was not in the wind. And after … Continue reading

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From Our Senses And Beyond

We have our senses to connect to the world around us. With our eyes, we can see the beauty and colors around us, the shifting and the changing through the day and the seasons. Our ears let us hear the … Continue reading

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