Tag Archives: Gratitude

The Colors Of Grace

Today is the great feast of Mary, she whom the angel hailed as full of grace so full of grace Elizabeth declared her as blessed among all women. I am doing my morning prayers and I am asking for my … Continue reading

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Aloneness and Togetherness

Life is a constant flux and rhythm of being alone and getting together. I love my alone moments. I treasure my being alone with myself and being alone with God. I need these moments to be in touch with who … Continue reading

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Let The Children . . .

Children are a blessing. No one and nothing can give us more joys and happiness. Babies evoke the deepest love from those around them. Nothing can be sweeter-smelling than a baby’s breathe. Nothing softer or smoother than a baby’s skin. … Continue reading

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Wealth Impoverishes

  There is nothing more impoverishing that wealth and riches. I have heard it said rich people will make better public servants because they will not steal anymore like an ordinary person would. Our recent history has proven this false … Continue reading

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An Abiding Sense of Awe and Wonder

There is a saying that no knight is a hero to his valet. Often, the routine of daily living dulls one’s sense of magic and mystery. People love children because it takes so little to stoke in them a deep … Continue reading

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Every Sunrise Celebrates a New Creation

I first encountered, and liked for the first time, inihaw na panga at buntot ng tuna in Davao. The story, probably true but also possibly apocryphal, is that these parts of the fish (the head and the tail) used to … Continue reading

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Beauty All Around Us

  There is so much grace and beauty in the world if we would just stop and look a while. And yet, we keep on thrashing our planet; we could end up destroying the only kind of environment that would … Continue reading

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A Wet Dream

This is not about what most people would think. But I could not think a more appropriate title than this. Early this morning, I had the weirdest of dreams. Anabelle and I have a very dear friend whom we have … Continue reading

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The Heartbeat of the Universe

I love each new day that breaks out with the light of dawn, another chance for life to fully blossom out for me. But I also look forward to the quiet and stillness that night has to offer to roost … Continue reading

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A Pause To Say ‘Thank You’

¬†Whenever I read the news these days and I can sense a lot of fear, anxiety and divisions. Never in man’s history have there been so much affluence and material comforts in the lives of people and yet there has … Continue reading

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