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Come, and walk on water

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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 »

Set aside self-centered interests for the sake of others

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ON MONDAYS I’m usually incommunicado to give me time to catch up on the more creative side of my work—reading, writing and designing programs. By mid-afternoon I head out for my Mass in Makati.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

By giving back, we are granted an experience of heaven

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One of the memories of high school is reading John Steinbeck’s classic work, “The Pearl.” The story centers on the poor Mexican pearl diver, Kino. During one ordinary workday, he finds the “pearl of great price,” a huge pearl as “perfect as the moon.”

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Beyond luck is God’s will

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A story from Fr. Anthony de Mello, SJ, tells about a young man who caught a handsome wild stallion. When the young man brought it home, his neighbors thought him lucky, and wished they had the same luck.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Choose to dedicate your life to something greater

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I recently had a spiritual conversation with someone who has been going through a major crossroads in his life. It was a fruitful conversation, and clearly his journey for almost a year now has led him to a moment of choice.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Relationship,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

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