Soldier of God

by Lt. Col. Vicky Blancaflor For some time, my profile description in Facebook reads “Soldier of God -- Working and Fighting for His Agenda.” In the catechism seminar given before administering the Sacrament of Confirmation, I can only distinctly remember (I was in 5th grade elementary) that after being confirmed, we will become ‘soldiers’ of... Continue Reading →

Who Art Thou, Holy Spirit?

by Lt. Col. Vicky Blancaflor John 14: 16-17“And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always – the Spirit of truth, which the world cannot accept, because it neither sees nor knows it. But you know it, because it remains with you, and will be in... Continue Reading →

Putting Myself Out There… Here

by Lt. Col. Vicky Blancaflor I was once a writer in our school publication -- a literary editor and a columnist.  I thought then that my style had wit, humor, irony and criticism of what I felt was the oppressive status quo of my existence. I loved the feeling when people tell me they like... Continue Reading →

Pagod ka na ba?

by: Sr. Joy A. De Vera, RA I was a novice then when I was assigned to be with the fisher folks for a 10-day immersion program in a small island called Sitio Caybubo in Bagac, Bataan. I became very close to a 11-year old boy named Jay-Jay. One Sunday, I was able to convince... Continue Reading →

“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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