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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 »

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 »

Housecleaning

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Sometime last week, on our way to Batangas, I told my driver: “Mag rosary tayo.” To my surprise, he made a sudden U-turn and brought me to the grocery!

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Follow Me

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The story is told about a wife who lost her husband whom she loved so much. On the day of his burial, as a sign of her undying love and devotion, and with hope that they will still be in communication, she slipped into the coffin pit her husband’s cell phone. Imagine her surprise when three days after the burial, she received a text message which read: “Here na me. Follow na you!”

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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