Tag Archives: Relationships

Independence and Freedom of Choice

Today is Philippine Independence Day. I did not ask to be born Filipino but am grateful to be one. In spite of what the country is going through at the moment, I am proud of the achievements of our nation … Continue reading

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Pueblo Amante de Maria

  Filipinos have always taken great pride in being the only Christian nation in Asia. We have even fancied ourselves as “Pueblo Amante de Maria” – Mary’s Beloved People. And to reciprocate that Marian love, we have dedicated two months … Continue reading

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Togetherness and Solitude

One of the most common postings I have seen lately in Facebook is “Invest in Travel, not Things.” I could totally relate to it. I have experienced longer lasting joys, more learning and insights, photos and memories that last longer … 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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“It is I. Do not be afraid.”

A bunch of disciples: beaten, down in defeat, fearful, in hiding, their Master having been executed as a common criminal. They travel at night, afraid to be discovered by day. While crossing the sea, they see a shadow on the … Continue reading

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Love is Life and Life is Love

It is a story as old as time itself. The story of Creation is the original love story. We are because of love. I love; therefore, I am. At the end of His “week” of Creation, God said almost like … Continue reading

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The Seeds of the Ordinary

History is often written about and around great personages and great events. It would be interesting to re-read history from the perspective of the ‘small people’ in a story or event: – a great battle from the POV of a … Continue reading

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