Tag Archives: Beginnings

Advent Is Kairos Time

There are two kinds of time: kairos and chronos. Each day we count is counted in chronos time. We have used up twenty four hours and 1,440 minutes of our life are gone. It is past and done. It will never … Continue reading

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In Love With Creation

Everything in the universe is in constant movement from the smallest quark to the biggest black hole. For some, the movements are random and chaotic like sub-atomic particles. For others, including myself, there is a certain beat, rhythm, almost a … Continue reading

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Some Random Acts of Kindness

Life is not easy. It is, in fact, difficult. There are enough heartaches, sorrows and pain in the world for me to add any more to the sadness and suffering. While pain and suffering may be an essential ingredient to … Continue reading

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Comfort Zones

It is so easy for one to become smug and withdraw into one’s comfort zone. One creates his comfort zone by going after what one believes to be “success”. In today’s materialistic world, success is often defined by what we … Continue reading

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The Little Ones

Jesus said to his disciples: “It is not the will of your heavenly Father that one of these little ones be lost.” ~ Matthew 18:12-14 I am but a clump of dust in the vastness of the universe. But that … Continue reading

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Bless Life! Bless The Children!

“Whoever receives this child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives the one who sent me. For the one who is least among all of you is the one who is the greatest.” ~ Luke 9:48 I … Continue reading

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The Ascension and the Philippine Elections

Then he led them out as far as Bethany, raised his hands, and blessed them. As he blessed them he parted from them and was taken up to heaven. They did him homage and then returned to Jerusalem with great joy. ~ Luke 24:50-53 … Continue reading

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Seeing the Signs and Wonders

Then Jesus said to him, ‘Unless you see signs and wonders you will not believe.’  ~ John 4:48 A painter needs a canvas to portray the beauty he sees around him. A poet needs paper to write about the emotions … Continue reading

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The Improbability of Christmas

Improbable. Certain disaster. Reversal of expectations.These words keep running in my mind as I think about Christmas. A virgin, already betrothed but not yet wed, becomes pregnant. A righteous man, betrothed to a young maiden, finds out she is pregnant … Continue reading

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Pain and Prayers

Emotions and feelings, whether good (like joy) or bad (like sorrow), can be shared. In fact, in there lies the power of emotions. Good emotions, when shared, are multiplied. Bad emotions, when shared, are divided. Pain is not for sharing. … Continue reading

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