“faithcrumbs”

I remember my spiritual director during my 30-day Ignatian retreat talking about "crumbs." In her attempt to encourage me to journal my prayers during the retreat, she likened journal entries to the act of saving the little crumbs that fall-off from eating bread or biscuits. She said that I don't have to compose full written... Continue Reading →

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God As Our Foundation

Daily Gospel Reflection 3 Dec 2020 (Mt.7:21,24-27) St. Francis Xavier, priest (M) "Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rocks." There are people who are acting like pious saints infront of others and really we can appreciate them for... Continue Reading →

Remain in His Love

Daily Gospel Reflection2 Dec 2020 (Mt.15:29-37)Wednesday of the 5th Week of Advent The Feeding of the Hungry Crowd"My heart is moved with pity for the crowd, for they have been with me now for three days and have nothing to eat." There are many problems being felt now by the poor in our society. The... Continue Reading →

Only God

Daily Gospel Reflection1 Dec 2020 (Lk.10:21-24)Tuesday of the 1st Week of Advent The Father's Love for the Lowly"I give you praise, Father, Lord of heaven and earth , for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike." Usually in society the lowly are not... Continue Reading →

ALL THE TIME!

By Sr. Joy A. De Vera, RA “Would you like to hear the story of the gingerbread boy?  It’s the story of a cookie that looks like just a boy... He’s made of ginger, sugar, and spice...” I was fascinated whenever I would hear Sr. Lala sing this story. The child in me is being... Continue Reading →

Purple Dots – Love in A Jar

By: Sr. Joy A. De Vera, RA I was wondering why Assumption nuns are called “Purple Dots” by Assumption Alumni (also known as “Old Girls”). In anyway, this is what I personally assume of the meaning of the name “Purple Dots”: “Purple” is the color of the habit used by the sisters. In the Church,... Continue Reading →

THE WORLD IN SILENCE

Ethiel Roxas, AA I am speechless. While the world is busy fighting the unseen enemy, the news of the bombing in Beirut, Lebanon, added more wounds in an already wounded humanity. It seems that evil is showing its face in different forms of violence, sickness, and wars. May I invite you, dear readers to offer... Continue Reading →

You are worth waiting for!

by: Sr. Joy A. De Vera, RA “Sister, I am looking forward on your faithcrumbs reflection!” I received this message from a friend. I was surprised to know that someone out there is waiting for my reflection. It’s been a month since my last article was posted. Most of us, if not all, experienced waiting... Continue Reading →

LET OTHERS DO IT, NOT ME!

An Open Expression of the True Situation of the Filipinos in the Philippines Dear Brothers and Sisters: I am writing this to address my Filipino brothers and sisters who are living in the Philippines like me. As I was listening to the 5th State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Duterte, I had the... Continue Reading →

LIFE IN A NEW NORMAL

Ethiel Canlas Roxas, aa Beyond all things we see today, Everything will change and sway, All that we used to do will passed away, Under the blue skies, God’s creation will renew. This pandemic has been teaching us to consider, Inhaling the “new normal,” looking up beyond there. Fulfilling our purpose of living, United in... Continue Reading →

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