A matter of trust
June 20,2013 12:54 AM
By: Henrylito D. Tacio
A LITTLE girl and her father were crossing a bridge. The father was kind of scared so he asked his little daughter: “Sweetheart, please hold my hand so that you don’t fall into the river.”
The little girl said: “No, Dad. You hold my hand.” The puzzled father asked, “What’s the difference?”
Truthfulness is relational
June 20,2013 12:52 AM
By: Fr. Roy Cimagala
THAT’S obvious, but since we always take it for granted and often forget our duties and responsibilities toward it, we need to be reminded, if only to achieve more appreciation, both theoretical and practical, for it.
Truthfulness is relational since it always involves the proper engagement between us and the others, be they persons, things,
June 20,2013 12:50 AM
By: Modesto P. Sa-onoy
LAST Saturday I looked at the exhibit on the life of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta at the west portico of the San Sebastian Cathedral. The Sisters of Charity, founded by Mother Teresa shared with us her life and her thoughts on her mission for the poor, the very poor of India and from there the poor of the world.
It was a moving exhibit, with photographs of her journey from being a young girl in Kosovo to the world’s stage and into holiness.
P500 pension at 77, a blessing?
June 20,2013 12:48 AM
By: Wenceslao E. Mateo Jr.
I REMEMBER the complaint of a widowed senior citizen, or older adult as known in other countries, some time last year.
She had just arrived from the United States when we met. She told me that she had been living for quite some time in a home for the aged in that country of Uncle Sam, which she deeply disliked.