Tag Archives: Beauty

The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 4

  This is the fourth day of my Novena of Gratitude, leading up to Thanksgiving on November 22nd. I am never alone for there are always family and friends accompanying me on my journey. But there are times I want … Continue reading

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The Rainbow Connection

Nothing stirs the hopes, dreams and excitement in the human heart than the sight of a rainbow. Rainbows come after the rains. And rain comes with clouds,   We all dream of a world where there would be “no more … Continue reading

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Awed Again By The Beauty Around

The earth was formed about 4.57 billion years ago. Humans did not come upon the scene until much later. It was only after the Cretaceous–tertiary extinction event, some 65 million years ago. It took millions of years and at least five … Continue reading

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Wondering About Life

Life, for all its beauty and wonder, is essentially a mystery, a conundrum. Existence, like life, is replete with contradictions, contrasts and paradoxes. Everything we sense is made up of matter and energy. At the deepest level, matter and energy … Continue reading

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What Are The Odds?

Recently, all of Manila was agog over a first-time ever one billion pesos Lotto jackpot. Many who haven’t played Lotto before did so for the first time. There ws an air of pregnant expectancy in the air for several days … Continue reading

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Dryness

Someone has just turned off the tap in my life. I had always assumed and taken for granted that the water will simply just keep on flowing. Water to slake my thirst for the novel and the adventurous Water to … Continue reading

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Love Colors Everything

St. Augustine once wrote: “Love and then, what you will, do.” Seconding that emotion, Fr. Arrupe the former Jesuit General wrote: “What you are in love with, what seizes your imagination, will affect everything.” Who and what I love make … Continue reading

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