Tag Archives: Growing Older

Thinking of St. Joseph and Tatang

Today is the birthday of my father. It is strange that I have grown closer to him now in my old age. I often think about him and have felt myself be closer to him than ever. I have come … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Alran, Part 2

In the afterglow of our recent “Tuesdays with Alran” last Thursday, I have been mulling and ruminating over what he shared with us from his recent life experience. In the end, all that matters and all that gives meaning and … Continue reading

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The Cross

There can be no salvation with the cross. There can be no resurrection without the crucifixion. Christianity without the cross in not Christianity. Yet, there are many who would take the cross out of Christianity, preaching a blatant and selfish … Continue reading

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The Gift of Time

In my quiet moments, I enjoy looking back to memories of the past, both happy and sad, and how these have brought color into my life and helped me become the person I that I am today. I still have … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 8

    Thank God for Wednesdays! Many of our close friends and people who have known us for years know about our Wednesdates. When we were planning our wedding almost fifty years ago, we had a longish guests wish-list but … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 5

Continuing my Novena of Gratitude – Fifth Day. I am thankful for every sign and manifestation of new life. A rose bud blooming into a fresh flower always brings me a smile. It means to me that life will never … Continue reading

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Passage Into Old Age

Jesus said to Thomas, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you know me, then you will also know my Father.” ~ John 14:6-7  In my younger years, … Continue reading

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Musings About The End Of The Journey

I am aware I am nearing the end of my journey. I have lived more years now than I have years left to live. I am in the final quarter of my life. In a way, I feel a certain … Continue reading

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“I Do Not Know”

“I do not know.” During my younger years, I wasn’t wont uttering these words. I fancied myself having an answer to all the questions posed to me. I was not inclined to admitting ignorance or lack of knowledge about topics I was … Continue reading

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Homeostasis

There are times I look at the world and I get worried about the incessant drive for more and more growth in business. I remember my own days in the corporate world, we used to plan for growth year after … Continue reading

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