Quantcast
Home » end of the world You are browsing entries tagged with “end of the world”

End of the world: Prepare, not when

LET ME preface this feedback to Prof. Randy David’s Dec. 23 column (“When prophecy fails”), with a disclaimer: I am not a professional instructor in Ancient Writings, i.e., the Scriptures. Rather, what I would admit to is, I am earnestly into biblical studies, both of the Old and the New Testaments.

Posted: January 3rd, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

We’re still alive, Merry Christmas!

By

Yehey! The world did not end last Dec. 21! The sun is still shining, the trees and plants are still growing, the birds still sing and butterflies still fly and bees still buzz, flowers are still colorful and fragrant, the wind still caresses tree leaves and branches, clouds still sail in the sky, waves still rush to the shore, the earth still spins—all’s right with the world.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

When prophecy fails

By

I glance at the sky for signs of anything unusual. Just a while ago, the noontime sky was slightly overcast. Now, a steady breeze is whooshing in from the northeast and is all but dispelling the low-hanging clouds. The sun is out, and I am starting to regret that I woke up too late this morning to go motorcycling or bird-watching.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

End of the world

By

Either we’re devout Christians or we won’t let anything, especially a minor thing like the end of the world, get in the way of our Christmas preparations. The resolute foraging into tiangge in search of the perfect, and cheap, gift is in full swing, with no one particularly minding the possible intrusion of the end of the world before the gift-giving on Noche Buena or Christmas Eve. The Mayan calendar presumably predicts that to happen on Dec. 21.

Posted: November 21st, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Beginning of the world

By

THIS WEEK, two things were predicted to happen. One was the end of the world last Saturday, the other was the super-typhoon that was supposed to hit us yesterday. A fitting background to my turning senior citizen tomorrow. I’m writing this in the morning of Wednesday, and Metro Manila at least has shown little sign [...]

Posted: May 26th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • EU ready for Ebola threat
  • Palace: No conflict in asking Congress to redefine savings
  • Fears grow of Ebola spreading to Europe
  • Hunger in Q2 dips but self-rated poverty up
  • The P2.6T proposed budget: Where will it be spent?
  • Sports

  • UAAP men’s basketball: NU rips Adamson by 37 points for solo lead
  • UAAP men’s basketball: FEU downs UE for a share of second
  • NU targets solo UAAP lead vs Adamson
  • NCAA: Lyceum Pirates shoot for 4th straight win
  • Army Lady Troopers gain lead of Shakey’s V-League
  • Lifestyle

  • ‘Mommy Dionisia has a boyfriend?’
  • Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats
  • Nancy Binay tells critics: I’m promoting local fabrics
  • Seeing Xian Lim through the eyes of a mother
  • Creative neighbors reinvent Pasay compound
  • Entertainment

  • Orlando Bloom throws a punch at Justin Beiber
  • Women dragged in alleged Paolo Bediones sex video break their silence
  • Marital row caught on cam
  • Lyca can go to school now
  • La vida Eugenia in Madrid
  • Business

  • 1.65 million more Filipinos got jobs in April—Labor Force Survey
  • Aquino urged to back FOI passage, ease FDI restrictions, others
  • PSEi goes up ahead of US Fed Reserve announcement of new monetary policy
  • RCBC plans P4.5-B stock rights offer
  • Robinsons opens 198-room Go Hotel in Ortigas
  • Technology

  • Japanese gov’t, publishers demand online ‘Manga’ pirates
  • Twitter flies on surprisingly strong numbers
  • China investigating Microsoft in monopoly case
  • Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone
  • Customs bureau warns public vs ‘Internet love scams’
  • Opinion

  • Effective
  • ‘Carpe diem,’ Mr. President
  • Color-coded tears and memories
  • Incunabula in the Lopez Museum
  • What a difference a tear makes
  • Global Nation

  • Palawan Court to issue verdict on Tubbataha intruders on Aug. 5
  • Unicef boosts DSWD program with unconditional cash transfer
  • In the Know: 3 papal visits in span of 25 years
  • No mention of sea row with China good–DFA
  • Mental health issues among California kids go largely untreated
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement