Category Archives: Mystery

My Seventy Years

So yesterday was a landmark birthday, my 70th. It was spent in the loving company of family. At the end of the day, Msgr. Pagulayan, whom we endearingly call Peggy, came and gave us this most beautiful present. It is … Continue reading

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My Here and Now

Learn from the way the wild flowers grow. They do not work or spin. But I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was clothed like one of them. If God so clothes the grass of the … Continue reading

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The Real Treasure

The great savant Carl Sagan once remarked that it is the height of self-conceit for man to believe that he and the earth he lives in is the center of the universe. Indeed, in the vastness and grandeur of the … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of Life

The world we live in is a simple yet mysterious place. The essence of parallel lines is that they will never meet. Yet a vanishing point, where mutually¬†parallel¬†lines in three-dimensional space appear to converge, is a recognized physical phenomenon. A … Continue reading

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The Family And The Trinity

Today is the third Sunday in June, the day the world celebrates as Fathers’ Day. Digital media is awash with greetings and paeans to oft forgotten fathers. As a father, I have always seen my role as a father is … Continue reading

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The NBA Finals and Mt. Pinatubo

It is the MBA finals and I am again rooting for the Warriors. I am emotionally invested in this team and I get kinda down and low whenever they lose. We lived in the Bay area for years and saw … Continue reading

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We shall never cease from questioning and the end of all our questions is to come up with ever more questions and never come to any real answers. Real life questions are never answerable by a simple ‘yes’ or a … Continue reading

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