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A Moment of Reflection

  In observance of the Holy Week, myusefultips.com shall be giving you some personal reflections about this season.     For us Christians, we have learned that Lent is the perfect time for being quiet, reflective, to be sorry for our sins, and  meditate on the passion and death of Jesus Christ. We likewise undertake certain things such as praying and doing acts of mercy and love.     However, do we know that Lent is the season of the year where we prepare for Easter time as well? Lent signifies the freshness of new life — we could  be transformed … Continue reading A Moment of Reflection

Lenten Works of Small Hands – Cool Tips and Thoughts

  Lent is a time for praying, a time for sharing, a time for helping, a time of sacrificing, a time of asking God's mercy and pardon, a time of forgiving people, and most of all,  a time to prepare for Easter. Grabbing an idea from the school's lenten calendar,  I asked the kids one day if they happen to know someone going through a hard time and if so, to make a card or scribble a note for them to cheer them up and to let them know that they are in their prayers. Here are some of the kids works and … Continue reading Lenten Works of Small Hands – Cool Tips and Thoughts

A Memorial Mass and Peace Concert – A Tribute to 9/11 Victims, Relatives and Survivors

September 11, 2001 was the day when two local commercial planes started crashing into the twin towers of the World Trade Center. I recall vividly this day, I was in my home country when the said tragic incident happened. Coming from a grueling work-related meeting that day, I decided to relax a bit, turned on the TV before going to bed. To my dismay however, I wasn’t able to sleep early and well after being glued on TV until the wee hours of the morning watching live via CNN the two planes flying strangely low and hitting the twin towers … Continue reading A Memorial Mass and Peace Concert – A Tribute to 9/11 Victims, Relatives and Survivors