Category Archives: Faith

Suscipe

A good friend comes home to the Philippines from Texas where he has been a resident for the past decade or so. He visits familiar places and sees familiar faces. Something in him gets rekindled. A fire that was once … Continue reading

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Idealism

I have always been a dreamer, an idealist. I sometimes imagine myself as one little candle trying to dispel as much darkness as I can. Humbly, I acknowledge that I have received this light as a gift, freely and unmerited. … Continue reading

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Death, Be Not Proud

I have always sought to live a life with meaning. And these days, I also think a lot about dying a death with meaning. Ninoy Aquino, whose death – murder – we remembered yesterday, lived a life full of meaning. … Continue reading

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Making Space

Even a barren desert can be full of life. There is reason for hope even in the wilderness. If I were so full of myself, how could there be space for anybody else in my life? If I were filled … Continue reading

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The Colors Of Grace

Today is the great feast of Mary, she whom the angel hailed as full of grace so full of grace Elizabeth declared her as blessed among all women. I am doing my morning prayers and I am asking for my … Continue reading

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Let The Children . . .

Children are a blessing. No one and nothing can give us more joys and happiness. Babies evoke the deepest love from those around them. Nothing can be sweeter-smelling than a baby’s breathe. Nothing softer or smoother than a baby’s skin. … Continue reading

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Treasures of the Heart

A tree does not bear fruits and say to itself that it does so to serve nature and humanity. Gold does not glitter and say to itself that it does so to become a thing of value to men. It … Continue reading

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