Tag Archives: Sadness

In My Image and Likeness

We often pray to God for things to happen the way we want them to be. We ask God for peace and heal the wounds of our anger and animus. We ask him to solve the problems of the world … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Good Friday is the saddest day in Christendom. It marks the death of Jesus. He did not simply die. He was put to death, executed. He was not simply executed. He was tortured for many hours and in many different … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday

There is nothing like a shared meal that binds family and friends together. Memories and stories shared around the table are the glue that cement relationships. Often, when we share a meal, we love to recall all our past meals … Continue reading

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Musings on MLKJr Day

Last Monday was MLK Day in the US. His message and work for freedom, justice and equality remain relevant to this day. The bias and prejudices he opposed are still around even today. Many of them are deeply embedded in … Continue reading

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The Jesus Paradox

Following Jesus often sounds foolish and foolhardy in the face of the self-serving pragmatism of the world today. And yet, his way seems to me the only way the world can save itself from self-destruction. The world has never seen … Continue reading

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Thorny Flowers

It has been a weekend of pain and suffering, brought about by anger, violence and hatred. Las Vegas. Edmonton. Marseille. Before those, Charlottesville. London. Barcelona. How can we keep on inflicting pain and suffering on one another? We humans are … Continue reading

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My Father Is Here

Today is the death anniversary of Tatang. It is uncanny how the years has only made his presence in my life even stronger. I can feel my father alive in me and my own sons. His spirit. His moods. His … Continue reading

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