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How To Ponder On Life And Its Challenges

Hey guys, I would like to share with you some excerpts of the Valedictory Address authored by someone very close to me. I thought what he prepared was something worth sharing and could serve as inspiration to those facing difficult challenges in life, young and old alike, from all walks of life. The said address is entitled, “The Value of Everything”.  The objective of the speech was to inspire his colleagues, the  newly graduates, and likewise a reminder for each of us to “wake up” and eventually “make up” our minds that material things are not essential to achieving lifelong … Continue reading How To Ponder On Life And Its Challenges

Eucharist And Family: The Real Deals!

I was waiting for my friend at a mall food court when my attention wandered again and again to a table next to mine wherein a family of 5 while having their dinner and nibbling food were preoccupied  spending time with their individual technological gadgets (pardon for my kibitzing!). The couple (husband and wife) were busy with their cellphones while the 3 kids were likewise engrossed with their tech devices. The father was talking to someone over the phone, the wife was like enjoying watching something at her phone as she was smiling to herself while the kids were playing … Continue reading Eucharist And Family: The Real Deals!

The Battle For World Peace!

I recall in our younger years, my mother who is a Marian devotee would call everyone in the family to join her in praying the Holy Rosary particularly during the month of October which is traditionally devoted to the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary. She would always include “World Peace” as one of her prayer intentions. (Oh, if only there were digital cameras for taking “selfie” or “groupfie” (group selfie) during those times, it would be a “sight to behold” for the ten of us in the family kneeling down and reciting the Holy Rosary!) How about these days? … Continue reading The Battle For World Peace!

A Poem By E. Browning – My Useful Treat Tip for Women Celebrating Wedding Anniversaries This Month

In recognition of the women celebrating their paper, tin/aluminum, ivory, china or silver wedding anniversaries for the month of March, I would like to salute you for the dedication, faithfulness and commitment to your vows. With the lures and temptations around us, it seems like fidelity and commitment are fast losing their place in this world. So, hats off to all of you and keep it up!!!  Marriage is an open-ended commitment. No one knows if one or the other would be faithful to the end. But it is possible – only it requires more than strength of a Superman … Continue reading A Poem By E. Browning – My Useful Treat Tip for Women Celebrating Wedding Anniversaries This Month