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Mary Christmas

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The first Christmas was a Mary Christmas. It was poor and austere, but it was so full of love, hope and joy.

Posted: December 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Order, order!

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Seated beside a nun in a restaurant together with some overseas Filipino workers in Japan recently, I asked her: “What is your order,
Sister?” To my surprise, she started to talk about her congregation, their apostolate, and their work and charism. And all I wanted to know was what food she wanted to order for her meal!

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Vigilance and joy

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Understandably, we want to live long and stay on earth as long as we can. However, we need to ask ourselves: Why, and what for? To enjoy life? To have more blessings?

Posted: November 29th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The final judgment

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The story is told about an elderly man who had eight strands of hair left on his head. He went to a barbershop and the barber jokingly asked him, “Shall I count or cut your hair?” The old man smiled and said, “Nope! Separate the strands and color them one by one!”

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Credit and debit

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The story is told about a professor who was explaining credit and debit to his accounting student. “Credit is when you work, earn, and save money. Debit is when you do not work, do not earn, and do not save money,” he said. The student asked: “What about when you do not work, do not save, and yet have money?” “Ah,” the professor replied, “that is kupit(filching).”

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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