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Count blessings, limit resolutions

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For the first time in many, many years, our family was complete for the Christmas holidays. All three grandchildren were in town with two from Chicago—and I was reminded of the saying that “grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.” As Mary H. Waldrip put it: “They are God’s way [...]

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Small blessings

Despite its arrival being unseasonably late, Tropical Storm “Quinta” (international name: “Wukong”) left the Philippines relatively unscathed, leaving nine people dead and several others missing. Of course, every death is costly, and the floods in Iloilo have been awful, sending tens of thousands of Filipinos away from their homes, but Quinta could have done so much worse.

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Blessings and thanks

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AS the New Year dawns, I think we should all count our blessings and thank the Lord for every new day. As for me, when I retired from the Supreme Court in December 2006, I thought that my workdays were over and that I would just pursue my “APOStolate” tending my 10 wonderful grandchildren. Little [...]

Posted: December 31st, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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