Category Archives: Faith

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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And The Seeds Fall To The Ground

Oh Philippines, my Philippines. Why has fate been so cruel to you? Buffeted as you have been through the centuries by one calamity after another. Geographical location, grinding poverty and unstable systems and structures have all conspired to make life … Continue reading

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The Cross

The cross has always been the primary symbol of Christianity. From the earliest times, Christians were identified by the cross. The cross was the most cruel and most ignominious penalty in the Roman empire. It was so humiliating Roman citizens … Continue reading

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God’s Ways

It is appalling how the love triangle of a young matinee idol with two pretty young actresses is getting more media mileage that the sedition charges against the bishops, the VP and other opposition figures. There is definitely something amiss … Continue reading

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Waiting For Another Dawn

The 1986 EDSA Revolution started at the start of the weekend. And I remember clearly that the Gospel reading for that Sunday was the story of the Transfiguration. And those four days in February were for me a Transfiguration experience … Continue reading

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Being in Control

Today is the feast day of Martha, the typical OC person, the patron saint of people who love to be in control. I have experienced what it is like to be in control, to be followed and obeyed, to be … Continue reading

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The Wheat and the Weeds

The weeds among the wheat. There seems to be a lot these days. The sower did sow good seeds And yet there those who’ve gone astray. We pray the Lord of the Harvest To still recreate these into good To … Continue reading

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Life Will Not Be Denied

Sometimes, I imagine would my life as a field and I would see this patch of dried up and desolate dead flowers, twigs and grass as I zoom in on what I am going through right now. But if I … Continue reading

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