Monthly Archives: January 2015

Three Ladies. One Masterpiece: Mother

It was Christmas Eve 2014 and the day’s itinerary was Basey and Marabut, Western Samar. “What surprises has God in store for me?” I wondered. While waiting for the jeepney to fill up, I looked around the terminal and took … Continue reading

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I believe. Personal credo of Jorge Mario Bergoglio (future Pope Francis)

Here’s a gem I found this morning. Just before ordination, the young Bergoglio went on a retreat and penned this personal credo. I want to believe in God the Father who loves me like a child, and in Jesus, the … Continue reading

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How does a nightmare become a blessing?

  Basey, Western Samar – “For nights, I could not sleep. Every time I closed my eyes I could see my father clutching his chest, falling into the waters as it churned and swallowed him up.”     Rodelia Gaddi, … Continue reading

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Yolanda kids pay homage to the King of kings

The feast of the Epiphany, the manifestation of the Christ-Child to the world, is celebrated on the first Sunday after New Year’s day or on January 6. In many countries the exchange of gifts happens not on Christmas day but … Continue reading

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