Something New!

Matthew 11: 25-30Deuteronomy 7: 6-11, Psalm 103: 1-2, 3-4, 6-7, 8, 10, 1 John 4:7-16 What amazes me with children is that they they can learn new – specifically new – things quicker and sometimes better than adults. Adults, on the other hand, have a tendency have a selective or sometimes functional learning attitude. “Will... 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 →

Break me into million pieces

by: Sr. Joy A. De Vera, RA I considered our one-day recollection experience in the formation program when I was a Novice as one of my favorites. We had a very unique activity that brought out a lot of reflection within me. It was a game called “Break the Pot” challenge. We are about 80+... 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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