Category Archives: Nature

From Nature, Into My Heart

    I am always amazed whenever I looked up at the skies. I am at a loss for words when I stare out at the heavens on a clear night and see all those billions of stars and the … Continue reading

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De Rerum Natura

It is the nature of the sun to burn and to shine. In the process it gives light and energy to everything around it for millions of miles. Yet, it is but one of a billion stars in a medium-sized … Continue reading

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Use It or Lose It

Morning has broken and the sun rises over the Sierra Madre mountains, once more to give its light, warmth and energy to the planet below. The trees and the plants are astir to give shade, food and fresh air, nourishing … Continue reading

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The Cross

The cross has always been the primary symbol of Christianity. From the earliest times, Christians were identified by the cross. The cross was the most cruel and most ignominious penalty in the Roman empire. It was so humiliating Roman citizens … Continue reading

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An Abiding Sense of Awe and Wonder

There is a saying that no knight is a hero to his valet. Often, the routine of daily living dulls one’s sense of magic and mystery. People love children because it takes so little to stoke in them a deep … Continue reading

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Every Sunrise Celebrates a New Creation

I first encountered, and liked for the first time, inihaw na panga at buntot ng tuna in Davao. The story, probably true but also possibly apocryphal, is that these parts of the fish (the head and the tail) used to … Continue reading

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What My Faith Tells Me

The scientists at CERN constructed and used the $50billion LHC to prove the existence of the so-called God particle. I use my Php 500 bible to come to essentially the same conclusion. My faith tells me that there is more … Continue reading

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