Tag Archives: Hope

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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Waiting For Another Dawn

The 1986 EDSA Revolution started at the start of the weekend. And I remember clearly that the Gospel reading for that Sunday was the story of the Transfiguration. And those four days in February were for me a Transfiguration experience … Continue reading

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Our Interconnectedness in the One

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” ~ John Muir, the great American Naturalist. Today, after a long hiatus, Anabelle and I went on a hike at the Uvas Canyon county Park with our good … Continue reading

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What’s It All About?

There is in mankind’s collective memory a deep longing for a paradise we once had and lost. And literature is replete with stories of our collective desire to regain this lost paradise: Atlantis, Utopia, Shangri-La, Erehwon. We know that the … 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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The Faith of Filipinos

Today is the Feast of the Black Nazarene of Quiapo. Thousands will gather to join the annual procession of the statue of a black Christ carrying his cross. Because of the huge crowd, the traslacion from the Luneta to the … Continue reading

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When It Is a Cold and Gray December

When it is a gray and cold December post-Christmas day, it is good to go snorkeling. There has a storm brewing the past few days and the cold and gray weather it brought matched the feelings in our souls. For … Continue reading

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