Tag Archives: Beauty

How Does God Look Like

Note: Yesterday, I shared my thoughts about God in my life. How I feel his presence in the beauty of nature, in the unfolding of history, and in the twists and turns of my own life. It reminded of a … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Ridge

The past two years have been difficult to say the least.The world as we know it has vanished and we now live in a different world.During such times, usually once-in-a-millenium occurrence, it is easy for people to get unhinged, disoriented, … Continue reading

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Reflections in a Flower Field

‘If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, “Be uprooted and planted in the sea”, and it would obey you.’ I often wish I had that kind of faith.What works of … Continue reading

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Moments of Grace, 2

I love mornings and the freshness they bring Yet I love the sunset as much as the morning I only need to see them with joy in my heart And the showers of blessings simply start. I love being with … 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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Beauty All Around Us

  There is so much grace and beauty in the world if we would just stop and look a while. And yet, we keep on thrashing our planet; we could end up destroying the only kind of environment that would … Continue reading

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The Heartbeat of the Universe

I love each new day that breaks out with the light of dawn, another chance for life to fully blossom out for me. But I also look forward to the quiet and stillness that night has to offer to roost … Continue reading

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Let the Children . . . .

  At that time Jesus said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and the intelligent and have revealed them to infants; yes, Father, for such was your gracious … Continue reading

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It Only Takes a Spark

Several years back, there was all this excitement over the discovery of the Higgs boson. Scientists have never seen it but have believed it existed ever since it was postulated. This one tiny almost invisible particle holds the key to … Continue reading

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Pentecost

Come, Holy Spirit, come! And from your celestial home      Shed a ray of light divine! Come, Father of the poor! Come, source of all our store!      Come, within our bosoms shine. You, of comforters the best; … Continue reading

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