“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
Purpose is present; it’s the way things are. But it doesn’t always make sense…
The message of the cross will always be offensive, and the simple call to ‘die to self’ will be very hard to swallow because it dares to break the mask of sugar-coated self-glorification and sin. There is, however, no other message.
Don’t dwell where temptation lurks. Crucified Fish __________________________________________________ Most of the time, I’ve been dealing with temptations with shaking knees and a faint heart. Whenever the same temptation […]
The Shawarma of Behavioral Repair and Life-Change Is Change of Behavior Really the Issue? A day before writing this, bestfriend Jem and I were on a hot-fudge talk […]