Tag Archives: Learning

Being Transformed by Faith

God created us in his image and likeness. There is often the danger and temptation of creating God in my own image and likeness, of wanting to lead a life according to my own script. And just when I think … Continue reading

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Weathering the Storms of Life

As Jesus got into a boat, his disciples followed him. Suddenly a violent storm came up on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by waves; but he was asleep. They came and woke him, saying, “Lord, save … Continue reading

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Some Covey Insights

I have learned a lot from Covey and his books and his workshops. He popularized the word ‘proactivity’, the ability to put a space between the stimulus and my response to situations. In talking about proactivity, he explains that the … Continue reading

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Let the Children Teach Us

I love children and there are times I’d rather be with them than with adults. I love how they look and see life and the world with eyes of unending wonder and amazement. They teach me everything I need to … Continue reading

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The Reckoning: Why Do We Never Learn?

One of the things I truly miss about living in the Bay Area is the easy access to well-stocked public libraries. I get to read new novels and other interesting titles almost as soon as they are off the press, … 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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Listen to the Children

Today is the Feast of the Hold Child (Santo Niño) in the Philippines. And in many places all around the country, there will be mardi-gras-like festivals celebrating the Infant Jesus during the month of January — Ati-atihan in Aklan, Sinulog in … Continue reading

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