The First Taste of “Summer” in Spring Time:What A Marvel! – Tips and Thoughts

Sorry guys for the belated article….and yes you may have guessed it right that there are times bloggers do encounter the so-called writer’s block! In my case, I just need to dash this write up before end of March, whatever it costs. It was 18th of March 2011, a very beautiful warm day with a temperature ranging from a low of 60’s to a high of 78 degrees F. It was not even spring time yet as the official first day of vernal equinox or spring in the Northern Hemisphere is 20th of March. Effectively, it was still wintertime. Wasn’t it amazing? Normally, … Continue reading The First Taste of “Summer” in Spring Time:What A Marvel! – Tips and Thoughts

“40 Years of Welcoming the Stranger” – A Universal Celebration

“Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me”, a famous verse as inscribed in the Holy Scriptures by St. Matthew concerning Jesus’ description of the Last Judgment. Jesus message was clear and pretty straightforward, He merely wanted to inform all of us through His disciples that those who have done good things (e.g. giving food to the hungry, drink to the thirsty, welcoming a stranger, clothing the naked, caring for the sick, visiting the imprisoned) here on earth shall be granted the blessings of heaven and … Continue reading “40 Years of Welcoming the Stranger” – A Universal Celebration

Always and Forever……

  Since we were friends, Since we held hands, Since we went on our first date, I have always been attracted to you.   Since we first held each other, Since that first long kiss, Since we felt that long embrace, I have always been excited to be with you.   Since we had long talks late into the night, Since we laughed until our bellies hurt, Since we first said "I Love You", I have always been so happy to be with you.   Since we felt skin on skin, Since we first made love, Since we first slept … Continue reading Always and Forever……

Who is JESUS to Me? – A Special Lenten Offering

Jesus is my Lord and Savior, my Master, my friend and my lover. Jesus is also my provider; giving me good things and  my needs. He is the only One who is true and sincere, faithful and loving. He is true to His words and promises. He is the One who truly loves me and cares for me. He is the person who eases away my pain, washes away my sorrows and shares my joys and happiness. He is a true man and a true God. He saves me from all my troubles including impossible problems and hardships. He is … Continue reading Who is JESUS to Me? – A Special Lenten Offering

The Land Of The Rising Sun: Now In Crisis Due To “Triple Threats”- Tips and Thoughts*

Who would have ever thought that Japan, located in the Far East and tagged as the land of the rising Sun could be facing the opposite direction, the west side horizon, where the Sun normally sets? Who would have ever imagined that an industrialized and developed nation like Japan would experience a catastrophic incident which could have impact on its economy or even the global economy for that matter? As mentioned, Japan is one of the wealthiest and the most technologically advanced nations in the world. It has all the high profile and state-of-the-art technology as far as electronics, hard … Continue reading The Land Of The Rising Sun: Now In Crisis Due To “Triple Threats”- Tips and Thoughts*

Killer Earthquakes:The “First Quarter” Massive Destruction – A Moment of Prayer

Engaged in an online conversation in the wee hours of the morning when I learned about the 8.9 magnitude earthquake which hit Sendai, the epicenter located in the northeastern coast of Japan. I was directed to view the CNN video which at that time was simultaneously being played while the tsunami was reaching the waters under a certain city bridge and which quickly rose to a higher level, and where owners of cars and trucks passing thru the bridge were rushing to and fro to take their refuge. It was horrific to see various videos and photos of how people … Continue reading Killer Earthquakes:The “First Quarter” Massive Destruction – A Moment of Prayer

How Money Pollutes People’s Minds – Tips and Thoughts

Last year, I shared with you a meaningful Valedictory Address which pretty much jogs our understanding about the value of everything, however trivial it may seem. The said blog likewise encompasses the influence of money on people’s decisions, how it poisons people’s minds to do certain things, good or bad, and its profound significance to us, specifically how it would help us to achieve true success in life. Business Economics (101) taught us, inter alia, that money refers to any good that is used as a medium of exchange for transfer of goods and services from one person to another. … Continue reading How Money Pollutes People’s Minds – Tips and Thoughts