Category Archives: Home

Where Is Home?

A room is a still a room, even when there’s nothin’ there but gloom But a room is not a house and a house is not a home When the two of us are far apart And one of us … Continue reading

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Early Morning At Home

My first sunrise back home. Still jet-lagged, I was up at the break of dawn and caught the sun as it was rising from the East. Home. Home? Where is home? In recent years, I have been shuttling back and … Continue reading

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I’m Coming Home

Nothing evokes as much peace and joy for me as the thought of coming home. Home is a place where I can be myself, where I can put down my masks and scratch where it itches. Home is where I … Continue reading

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The Empty Manger

It is Christmas eve and it is all quiet in the house. Anabelle and I are spending Christmas all by ourselves for the first time since 1975 when we spent our first Christmas together as a married couple. Since then, … 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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Home

When he reached the place, Jesus looked up and said, “Zacchaeus, come down quickly, for today I must stay at your house.” And he came down quickly and received him with joy. ~ Luke 19:1-10 I have always loved to … Continue reading

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What I Learned From Martin

Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus. There they gave a dinner for him. Martha served. Lazarus was one of those at the table with him. Mary took a pound of costly perfume made … Continue reading

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