Category Archives: Family

The Most Proactive Person in the Gospels

What would you do if you found out that your fiancĂ©e was pregnant before your wedding. And the baby isn’t even yours. The expected reaction will be anger and bitterness over such huge betrayal. In the heat of passion, one … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 3

Today, I thank God for family and friends and say ‘Thank you’ to those who have accompanied me in my life’s journey. I thank them for the happy times, and these memories are with me forever, that were made possible … Continue reading

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Act And Potency

I am in Kuala Lumpur at the moment and I am turning green with envy. My sentiment, of course, is why can’t my own country be as progressive, as clean, as well-planned as this cosmopolitan metropolis at the muddy confluence … Continue reading

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Three More Mothers

  Today is Mothers’ Day. And Facebook and social media are awash with greetings for mothers. There is a veritable avalanche of paeans and acclamations for all mothers. There is a massive deluge of gratitude, appreciation and undying love from … Continue reading

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Being a Father

Today is the feast day of St. Joseph. Today should be the ‘Catholic’ celebration of Fathers’ Day. One of the names by which Jesus was known is “the son of the carpenter”. There are a number of things about being … Continue reading

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My Family and Friends

I welcome each new day with abiding hope and great expectations. I often get us with a grateful heart for the gift of another day. The reason for this is that I have been blessed with a loving family and … Continue reading

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Caring For The Elderly

Alzheimer’s disease is a dreadful condition for those afflicted. Imagine slowly losing your memory and mental faculties day by day. Ulianin, is how we used to call them in Filipino. A distorted version of Benjamin Button, where as one ages … Continue reading

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