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Dingdong Dantes’ passion to be


In the 21ST annotation of the Spiritual Exercises (Spex) of Ignatius of Loyola, he defines the purpose of the Spex: “The conquest of self and the regulation of one’s life in such a way that no decision is made under the influence of an inordinate attachment.”

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Finding a sense of meaning and mission


Last August, I celebrated the monthly mass for the TV production team of ABS-CBN—a regular gathering to mark the birthdays of team members and their individual intentions.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Genuine love of self leads to the source of all love, Christ


Recently a close friend came to see me for spiritual conversation. He thought of me because I “introduced” him many years ago to a song that became a prayer and a north star for him, “Fill the World with Love.”

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Pursue your dream and be ready to suffer for it


More than ever, I am convinced that those who follow their dreams will inevitably suffer.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Come, and walk on water

FIGURE 1 was made two days after the birthday and 13 days before the birth into eternal life of Rico Yan

At the start of his classic work, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” C. S. Lewis writes this dedication to his goddaughter, Lucy: “My Dear Lucy, I wrote this story for you, but when I began it I had not realized that girls grow quicker than books. As a result you are already too old for fairy tales… But some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.”

Posted: August 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »