Tag Archives: Blessings

My Seventy Years

So yesterday was a landmark birthday, my 70th. It was spent in the loving company of family. At the end of the day, Msgr. Pagulayan, whom we endearingly call Peggy, came and gave us this most beautiful present. It is … Continue reading

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Taken, Blessed, Broken, Given

Then taking the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he said the blessing over them, broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd. They all ate and were satisfied. Often, … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Eternal Life

Today is the first day of Spring. Nature is sprouting new and fresh life, as traces of winter fade away. So much to be thankful for. So many thing to be joyful about. It is time for counting blessings. I … Continue reading

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Imagine Generosity

Lord Jesus, teach me to be generous;¬† Imagine a world where there is no more hunger nor poverty, for we have the resources to end hunger and poverty. teach me to serve you as you deserve,¬† Imagine people giving out … Continue reading

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I’m Coming Home

Nothing evokes as much peace and joy for me as the thought of coming home. Home is a place where I can be myself, where I can put down my masks and scratch where it itches. Home is where I … Continue reading

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A Lasting Brotherhood

A few months back, I wrote about a miracle I had witnessed. It was the story of Lambert. Now his story moves on and this time, another fellow seminarian from our common past enters the picture and becomes¬† a heartwarming … Continue reading

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Boon Or Bane?

Today, I read the story of a dutiful son who took care of his mother with Alzheimer’s disease. It was a very touching and poignant story. People with Alzheimer’s lose their memories due to the gradual degeneration of the brain. … Continue reading

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