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At the mountaintop

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The story is told by Fr. Rod Salazar, SVD, about a husband who made a toast to his wife on their 50th wedding anniversary: “Cheers to my wife whose love for me has been tried and true!” To which the wife, who was a little hard of hearing, responded: “Yes, I’m tired of you, too!”

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

Let it go!

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The story is told about a teenager who asked his father: “Dad, is it okay to smoke while I am praying?” The father replied: “That is not okay, my son.” Added the son: “But is it okay to pray while I am smoking?” The father answered: “That is okay, my son.”

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

Salt and light

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The story is told about a German pastor who was to speak at a gathering, and who requested the emcee to make a simple and basic introduction of him sans titles or achievements, to just say that he is a humble shepherd or something to that effect. So the emcee said: “Ladies and gentlemen, may I introduce to you our speaker, a simple German shepherd!”

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Walk on

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The story is told about a man who, realizing that walking as a form of exercise is good for his health, started walking at the age of 65. We heard that up to now, he is still walking; he is nowhere to be found, and his relatives are looking for him.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The key

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The story is told about a father who told his son: “Look at that guy pulling a rope while walking. He must be crazy!” After some thought, the little boy said: “Really, Dad? OK, show him how to push a rope.”

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Certified true copy

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The story\is told about an uncle who was assigned to choose a name for his newly born niece and nephew. Twins! Guess what he named them? The girl he named Denise, and the boy he named Denephew!

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Another way

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The story is told about a man who prayed thus on New Year’s Eve: “Lord, all I ask for 2014 is a fat wallet, and a thin belly. Lord, please don’t mix it up again, like You did last year!”

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The Joseph factor

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Someone made the interesting observation that while there are many pictures of Jesus and Mary, there are very few pictures of St. Joseph. Why? Because he is always the one taking the pictures!

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Christmas makers

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The story is told about a man who required from all persons wanting to receive a Christmas gift from him the following: NSO (National Statistics Office) birth certificate; baptismal certificate; biodata and four pictures with red background; medical certificate; police and NBI (National Bureau of Investigation) clearance; and a letter of request for a Christmas gift, to be submitted not later than Dec. 20, 2013. No compliance with the requirements, no gift!

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Knowing You and seeing You!

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Question: What did the mother fish say to her young who was lost and finally found after a lot of searching? Answer: “Anak, isda you?”

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A perfect combination

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The story is told about a priest who asked the parents what baptismal name they wanted to give their child. The father of the child said: “His name is Celpon, Father.” When asked why, he said: “We combined my wife’s name, which is Celia, and my name, Ponciano, hence Celpon.” Another couple gave their child the name Charger. Why? You guessed it—the father’s name was Charlie and the mother’s name was Gertrudes!

Posted: December 7th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Talk and talk

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The story is told about a man who lay dying on his hospital bed. All the family members around him were crying, talking, and wailing. He tried desperately to say something but no one could hear him. It turned out he was saying that he could not breathe because someone had accidentally kicked and unplugged the respirator!

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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