“I miss God so much,” he said. Those five words were heavy. Each word was pregnant with ellipses and exclamation points.
“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?
John Eleven I preached the sermon twice last week. It has been God’s sermon to me my entire life. Lazarus is dying. And Jesus, the God who heals, […]
Syncopated Amen “Lord, teach us to pray.” The disciples’ request seems an inch forceful but it was a legitimate one. They asked for the very thing that marked […]
Hollow Gain When I gain nothing out of everything ___________________________________________ On my first duty as a volunteer for full-time ministry, I had to prepare for a month-long series that will […]
A Poem. Marrying You is sweet’r than sweet, and nothing can put us asunder. Two souls – entwined as one in all; Oh rapt with joys of thunder… […]