Tag Archives: Wisdom

Use It or Lose It

Morning has broken and the sun rises over the Sierra Madre mountains, once more to give its light, warmth and energy to the planet below. The trees and the plants are astir to give shade, food and fresh air, nourishing … 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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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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For Better Decisions, Pray First.

Jesus went up to the mountain to pray, and he spent the night in prayer to God. When day came, he called his disciples to himself, and from them he chose Twelve, whom he also named Apostles. ~ Luke 6:12-13 … Continue reading

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The Way Of The Cross

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life. ~ John 3:16 At the deepest level, faith is counter-intuitive. And no one has … Continue reading

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Proclaiming the Gospel

Jesus appeared to the Eleven and said to them: “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature.” They went forth and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them and confirmed the word through accompanying signs. … Continue reading

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Temptations Of An Old Man

Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, saying, The greatest among you must be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” ~ Matthew 23:11-12 I feel comfortable growing old. I now … Continue reading

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Being The Beloved

“And when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended upon him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, ‘You are my Son, the Beloved; with … Continue reading

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Learning From a Rock

This is Morro Rock in Morro Bay. It was formed some 26 million years ago. It is a volcanic plug that formed at the mouth of an active volcano, virtually choking the volcano into extinction. It was originally situated in … Continue reading

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“I Do Not Know”

“I do not know.” During my younger years, I wasn’t wont uttering these words. I fancied myself having an answer to all the questions posed to me. I was not inclined to admitting ignorance or lack of knowledge about topics I was … Continue reading

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