Category Archives: Human Rights

Disturbing Thoughts

Business and finance. Power and politics. Science and technology. Entertainment and leisure. These are things that seems  to be driving the world today. Much of the news is about these and events in these areas always hog the headlines. But … Continue reading

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Imagining A Better World. Again.

Man, for all the goodness in him, can fall prey to perversions of tragic proportions. Thus, we see lawmakers and government officials who in their hubris think they are above the law. There are some priests and religious who in … Continue reading

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Celebrate Life!

I love babies so does everybody I know. All babies are beautiful. There is nothing sweeter than a baby’s smell, nothing fresher than a baby’s breathe, nothing smoother or softer than a baby’s skin and nothing more melodious than a … Continue reading

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Musings on MLKJr Day

Last Monday was MLK Day in the US. His message and work for freedom, justice and equality remain relevant to this day. The bias and prejudices he opposed are still around even today. Many of them are deeply embedded in … Continue reading

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One More Gift ~ PEACE!

During my younger years, one of my favorite ‘little’ books was Dag Hammarskjöld’s Markings. He died too soon and was in a plane crash on his way to the Congo to broker peace talks between rebels and their government. Almost … Continue reading

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A Day Of Peace

Today marks the date that martial law was declared in the Philippines in 1972. It was a dark period in our history. It was a time of fear, repression and oppression. In its later years, it was a reign of … Continue reading

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How Many More Deaths Till The Guns Are Silenced?

I watch with great sadness the endless cycle of violence throughout the world: from open conflicts over territory and borders, to simmering low-level conflicts waged against minorities and the marginalized, to terrorist attacks meant to sow fear and terror against … Continue reading

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The Kingdom Of God

Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” He replied to him, “Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” ~ Luke 23:35-43   They crucified him , the ultimate punishment for the … Continue reading

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Life Is A Precious Gift

Then Jesus said to them, “I ask you, is it lawful to do good on the sabbath rather than to do evil, to save life rather than to destroy it?” ~ Luke 6:9 Life is such a precious gift; its protection … Continue reading

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Choice And Changes

I can be self-absorbed in my pain and be miserable. Or, I can chose to still be a giving and generous person in my sufferings and see that pain is an essential ingredient of life. Some of y pain is … Continue reading

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