On this day denoted as ASH Wednesday, Catholics wear ashes on their forehead to signal the start of the season of lent. The ashes holds a profound meaning. It reminds man that we are but transients in this world and to dust we shall eventually return. Look at the persons around you. Are they good … Continue reading “From Dust to Dust”
Many people find everyday life burdensome and exhausting. When the arrive home from work, they feel all their energy have been drained. The real cause of our energy getting drained is not really our work, family problems and other challenges. The root cause is rather…
How much do you love God? There are various kinds and levels of love. See which kind of love you have for the Lord.
Self-confidence can be an asset and a virtue. But it can be dangerous. Read on to learn how misplaced self-confidence may endanger the soul.
Have you ever noticed that many questions you have in your life or about your faith often get answered a piece at a time? Answers unfold in many ways. They may be an insight that dawns on you after a Sunday sermon or a bible reading. Answers may come to you in a dream. They … Continue reading “Knowledge in Installments”
“How many among you still derive joy making coffee for your husband?”, asked the speaker to the women in the assembly. Different expressions crossed the faces of the 200 people in the crowd most of which were women. Only one woman raised a hand…
Oftentimes, we worry about so many things in life. We worry how to met certain needs. We worry about the future. We worry about our loved ones. These worries make our lives burdensome. We make so many petitions to the Lord. When our prayers seem unanswered, we become anxious. Our anxiety stems from the fact … Continue reading “Dwelling in the House of the Lord”
During my first week working online for a BPO company, I was determined to do well. My first output was due in a few days – when a strong earthquake shook our neighboring provinces. Fiber optic cables got damaged and our internet was down. Fear gripped me. I was afraid to lose the job. I was afraid…
In the story of Martha and Mary, Jesus visited the house of these two women. Mary just sat at Jesus feet listening while Martha was busy at the kitchen and other preparations to entertain Jesus as a visitor. Martha complained to Jesus that Mary was not helping her. “Lord, don’t you care that my sister … Continue reading “Which is More Important?”
There was a family whose village was hit by a big flood. During the night, when the flood waters was only about knee high and the waters rising so fast, they decided to evacuate. The family members was at some distance and were getting ready to go farther to a much safe placer. The mother … Continue reading “Travel Light”