Category Archives: Faith

Clinging to Faith and Goodness

Is it I who has changed or has the world become a more difficult place to live in? I have become harder and harder of hearing over the last years. It is a struggle for me to hear what other … Continue reading

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Origins

Yesterday, I had to be on the road very early. It was still night time, just before the break of dawn. It was a cloudy night and the full moon was still at its fulsome luminescence although it was starting … Continue reading

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Traditions

In the ever changing landscapes of life and human relationships, traditions are anchors that help us keep our stability and, oftentimes, our sanity as well. Holidays and feast days are celebrated to remind us of the values these days represent, … Continue reading

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Faith in Times of Adversity

Recently, Anabelle and I went with some friends to Iloilo for fun and leisure. It turned out to be a pilgrimage of sorts. We went to more religious sites than natural wonders or tourist resorts. We went to the Holy … Continue reading

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It’s A Mythic Universe We Live In

This is from today’s First Reading: God created man in his image; in the divine image he created him; male and female he created them. God blessed them, saying: “Be fertile and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it. Have … Continue reading

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Come To The Refreshing Waters

“Come away to a deserted place all by yourself and rest a while.” Calm. Clear. Clean. Life can be messy and dirty. Make it clear and clean. Crowd out the bitterness and the anger with thoughts of love and compassion. … Continue reading

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Sacrifices and Offerings

It looked like an idyllic scene, calm and serene. But there were strong gusts of wind constantly sweeping over the landscape. A few seconds after this photo was taken, my precious Batanes pandan hat was blown away from my hand, … Continue reading

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