“…There will always be big people, and they will be big because they will look down on little, skinny men. You only become big when there are only smaller people around you, right?” Damien’s eyes were, in half, innocent. And the other slice of him was eaten by horror. It was the fear of recognizing that maybe, all of his life, he will be the smaller one. “The biggies will always find a way to bully the little, skinny men.”
“The T.V screen pops up with the reporter in coarse, forceful voice – “nature strikes back!” Bagyong Ondoy (Ketsana) ravaged Manila like hellfire. Families hold hands as they were […]
The ground, breaking; buildings collapsing; tsunami roaring; and not to mention the Nuclear power plant erupting – creating a chemical havoc on the biosphere all around that radius from that point on the globe. The global technological wizard is no match against nature’s siren. Scientists declare that it was the fifth-largest earthquake in the world. However, it was not a battle of rankings. For the Japanese, they experienced a fraction of hell’s quaking for less than three minutes. Global shifts occurred. But soon enough, we ask the question “why”. And we search for answers beneath the tectonic plates of prayer. How can we ever pray“give us this day our daily bread” when the battle is not about loaf but of life?
“We need to find God and God cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls. The essential thing is not what we say, but what God says to us and through us. All our words will be useless unless they come from within—-words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.” -Mother Teresa | Excerpt