Category Archives: Love

God Is Love And Love is Spelled M-O-T-H-E-R

Today is Mothers Day. If God is Love, then love must be spelled M-O-T-H-E-R. I have always appreciated the others in my life. I guess that is one of the precious lessons I learned from Ima. As a young student, … Continue reading

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“It is I. Do not be afraid.”

A bunch of disciples: beaten, down in defeat, fearful, in hiding, their Master having been executed as a common criminal. They travel at night, afraid to be discovered by day. While crossing the sea, they see a shadow on the … Continue reading

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A Cosmic Maundy Thursday

It’s Maundy Thursday. Everything has ground to a halt in the Philippines. The big city is empty and all the streets are practically devoid of traffic. People have hied off to some coasts to refresh their tired bodies or to … Continue reading

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Panyong Paras, Rest In Peace, My Brother

We were friends and brothers even before we actually met. Our years in the seminary, while not contemporaries, created bonds that would last a lifetime. And now that he is gone, I realize the bonds last even unto eternity. In … Continue reading

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Light Sings

Nothing speaks better of the freshness and newness of life, of hope and renewal than the streaks of first light at the break of dawn. Nothing seems sadder or more melancholic than the fading light of a sunset at the … Continue reading

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Being Transfigured

In the beginning, just before theBig Bang, there was just a singularity of a particle, And all particles have an energy inside them waiting to burst forth. Energy that is equal to its weight multiplied by the speed of light. … Continue reading

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The miracle of life is the miracle of love

The birth of a baby is always a tender and heartwarming moment. And there is nothing more tender and loving than seeing a beautiful child cuddling a new-born babe. Yes, the miracle of life is a miracle of love. For … Continue reading

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