Tag Archives: Fidelity

Nature, Nepal and the Good Shepherd

Nothing can be more relaxing, peaceful and serene as a scene from nature: green trees blending with the blue skies, clean waters nourishing life all around, living things co-existing in perfect harmony – just like this rustic setting. And yet … Continue reading

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Faith and Lotto

Every now and then, I would buy a Lotto ticket. And for a dollar, I can go on hoping to hit the jackpot in the few days before the draw. I would imagine how that would change my life and … Continue reading

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There is But One God

Jews, Christians and Muslims all proclaim that “the Lord is our God, the Lord is One.” For we are all children of Abraham our father in faith. And yet, when we look around our world today, much of the conflicts, … Continue reading

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Praying for the Persecuted

Today is the feast of St. Stephen, the first Christian martyr. He was stoned to death by a mob led by a young man named Saul. Today I pause to think about and pray for all those who are being … Continue reading

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Pain and Suffering in Life

My thoughts constantly stray to Brittany Meynard. Her dying will surely spark wider and more serious conversations on assisted dying, euthanasia and suicide. Many have sympathized with her and expressed admiration for her decision and action. There are those who … Continue reading

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All It Takes Is a Tiny Spark

The best time to do good in now. The best place to do good is here. In today’s interconnected world, where the media bring news around the world instantaneously, there are so many issues demanding my attention. There is the … Continue reading

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Hypocrites

There is often a great disconnect between what people say and what they do. There is a lot of doublespeak, where people say one thing and then do another. People go for politically correct expressions and terminologies, whereby they dissimulate … Continue reading

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The Fruits of the Spirit

There is so much evil in the world today masquerading as good. Affluence is held up as the good life and the ultimate purpose of man’s existence. Hedonism and sheer pleasure are portrayed as true happiness and to be enjoyed … Continue reading

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Let Go and Let God

If I were to buy my life, what can I buy it with? I was born with nothing at all. So what currency can I use to buy me a life? I have had many joys and pleasures. But these … Continue reading

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Peace And Harmony In A Pond

Peace. Quiet. Serenity. And harmony. There is nothing to change or to fix to make this scene even more perfect. The lotus follows the laws of nature and it blossoms in glorious beauty. The frog need not toil nor labor … Continue reading

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