Tag Archives: Gratitude

Pueblo Amante de Maria

This morning we joined the Spanish Community in our Parish in las mañanitas for our Lady of Guadalupe whose feast day it is today. And at the end of this week, the Filipino community will have their turn with the start … Continue reading

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The First Disciple

Mary was the first disciple. She is also the model of perfect discipleship. I have learned the three essentials of discipleship from her. When the angel Gabriel told Mary of God’s plan for her, she asked, “How can this be … Continue reading

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A Miracle

Today I witnessed a miracle. A good friend, Lambert, was ordained a deacon. And God willing, he will be ordained a priest in June next year. Nothing really miraculous there. Lambert was my contemporary in San Carlos Seminary. He was, … Continue reading

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Gratitude And Generosity

Thanksgiving is all about gratitude for all our blessings. So much to be thankful for. Generosity is the natural companion and complement to gratitude. Life is indeed a great blessing we should be thankful for. Unmerited, unexpected, unasked for. To … Continue reading

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A Happy And Blessed Thanksgiving Day

Life is the greatest gift of all. Unexpected. Undeserved. Unmerited. Given to us freely – in love, with love, for love. It is the wellspring of all the other gifts in our life. Today, I am specially thankful for the … Continue reading

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Thankful

I enjoy recalling memories of the past, both happy and sad, how these have brought color into my life and helped me become the person I that I am today. I still have my dreams and aspirations for the future … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“Ten were cleansed, were they not? Where are the other nine?” Gratitude is a deeply spiritual virtue. In a culture of competitive individualism, I can easily lose sight of the others in my life. Gratitude is the awareness and appreciation … Continue reading

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