Category Archives: Life

Remembering A Gracious Lady

I attended the wake of a gracious lady yesterday. Her life was princess-like fairy tale story. But where most fairy tales are meant to be short and fading and meant for mere telling; hers was long and lasting and meant … Continue reading

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Communing With Nature Is A Prayer

I love doing nature hikes with Anabelle. And we do miss hiking and out hiking buddies in Northern California. It is always a refreshing experiencing walking through the redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Nothing is more exhilarating than … Continue reading

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Being-With-Others

I used to love get-togethers and being with people. It must be something that I learned or got from Ima. I loved inviting friends and families to such gatherings and I love being invited to such gatherings. I imagine Jesus … Continue reading

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The Tapestry of Life

I live in a network of relationships – links to nature, to people, to God. For what is life but a tapestry of the places we have been to, the people we have come into contact with, the events we … Continue reading

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Transcendence and Immanence

Two big words I encountered in my philosophy studies are transcendence and immanence. Transcendence refers to God as being the totally other: “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways.” Immanence is the divine manifested … Continue reading

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The Universe In A Grain Of Sand

In temperate regions, it is Autumn and the leaves on trees have started to change their colors. I remember enjoying these autumn leaves when we lived in California. In other places the colors of the leaves is even more wilder … Continue reading

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Remembrance And Celebration

Today is All Saints day, a celebration of all those who have followed Christ by taking up their cross daily, entering the narrow gate and passing through the eye of the needle. They have loved and served the poor and … Continue reading

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