Tag Archives: Learning

Nature And The Gospels

Nature also teaches us spiritual truths if we just are open to her wisdom. We are hiking and we chance upon this cluster of berries among the trees, along the trail. And by just looking, I realize that life will … Continue reading

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What Are The Odds?

Since time immemorial, men have always looked up the skies in wonder and awe. Distant and vast space might be, men have looked to the stars, planets and the moon as having influence on their lives, even ascribing divine powers … Continue reading

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Boon Or Bane?

Today, I read the story of a dutiful son who took care of his mother with Alzheimer’s disease. It was a very touching and poignant story. People with Alzheimer’s lose their memories due to the gradual degeneration of the brain. … Continue reading

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Magi And Epiphanies

Today is the Feast of the Epiphany. Traditionally, this is the Christmas celebration in the Eastern Orthodox Church. In many countries in the West, this is the Feast of the Three Kings, when children, specially in Spain, get to receive … Continue reading

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Questions And Answers

Man yearns and searches for certainty and answers. A lot of questions usually crop up in his searching. Easy answers answers are usually the wrong answers. And so are obvious answers often. Can a helpless baby born under simple, humble … Continue reading

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What Have We Done To Christmas?

As I try to insert myself into this calm and tranquil scene and soak the peace and serenity, the world around me is about to explode into a frenzy of shopping, feasting and merry-making. It is the end of the … Continue reading

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To Be Is To Love

“I think therefore I am.” With one simple statement, Descartes has spawned a new school of Philosophy and the rationalistic and scientific culture we see dominant in the West today. It also explains the intense individualism (“I am.”) we see … Continue reading

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