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Reminiscing

Tatang was of peasant stock and he worked in the fields in his youth. It was a long journey for him from the fields of Dau to the bungalow in Marisol. And it has also been a long and rather … Continue reading

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Treasures of the Heart

A tree does not bear fruits and say to itself that it does so to serve nature and humanity. Gold does not glitter and say to itself that it does so to become a thing of value to men. It … Continue reading

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The Greatest Commandment

  “I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one … Continue reading

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On Being a Father

Today is the feast of St. Joseph. One of the names by which Jesus was known is “the son of the carpenter”. There many things about being a father I learned from Joseph. And thinking of him now, I remember … Continue reading

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EDSA Was a Miracle

I sometimes believe in miracles. I sometimes believe that the EDSA Transfiguration event was a miracle. A people cowering in fear and indifference are galvanized into united action to throw off the yoke of their bondage. And their liberation is … Continue reading

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Origins

Yesterday, I had to be on the road very early. It was still night time, just before the break of dawn. It was a cloudy night and the full moon was still at its fulsome luminescence although it was starting … Continue reading

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Let the Children Teach Us Once More

I just love watching how children, specially at play, even though they might have just met each other for the first time. Spontaneously and very naturally, they soon become friends and are deep in play and in a fantasy world … Continue reading

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