Category Archives: The Good News

A Joyful Fear. Or, A Fearful Joy?

“Fear is the path to the dark side…fear leads to anger…anger leads to hate…hate leads to suffering.” ~ Master Yoda The diametrical opposite of love is not hate but fear. We fear what we do not understand. Uncertainty and the … Continue reading

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Good Friday Good Feelings

To many Jews during the time of Jesus, his death on the cross was the awful ending to an adventure gone terribly wrong. Here was an itinerant preacher who simply burst upon the scene, preaching repentance and the coming of … Continue reading

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Notre Dame de Paris is Burning

The whole watched, riveted in grief and disbelief, as the historic Notre Dame Cathedral was engulfed by a great conflagration. Many could not help avoid connecting the tragedy to the general breakdown of morals throughout the world: the blatant lies … Continue reading

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Words and Reality

Words and their power are what make humans who they are, Our capacity to communicate through words has enables us to build civilization. But often, human language is  inadequate to express what we truly feel and know deep within us. … Continue reading

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Following Christ

“If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save … Continue reading

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My Sunday Morning Coffee

If I spill the cup I am holding and it contains coffee, I would spill coffee and not chocolate nor tea. In the same way, if my heart is filled with goodness, the goodness spills into my actions and words. … Continue reading

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EDSA Was a Miracle

I sometimes believe in miracles. I sometimes believe that the EDSA Transfiguration event was a miracle. A people cowering in fear and indifference are galvanized into united action to throw off the yoke of their bondage. And their liberation is … Continue reading

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