Seeing is Believing. Eh?

The fruit of my evening reflection. Seeing is believing. We love this principle even though we might not profess it outright. We decide that a certain restaurant is an appropriate place to dine only after we have first experienced the ambience and enjoyed the food. We might want to send our kids to a particular [...]

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Salt and Yeast

The fruit of my morning study. All are called to be wise but some are called to be prophets. While wisdom may not pain the hearer, prophets often leave the audience disturbed. For prophets speak against institution, challenge social injustice and uphold morals. They are not puppets or slaves of the powerful. They are not [...]

The World A Gateway

Time and again I've heard the phrase 'lost in one's own world'. Come to think of it, how many worlds possibly exist? Six billion plus??? Oh yes, may be. Each human, unique and different, could each have one's  own joys and cares. And therefore, there are millions of worlds co-existing simultaneously. All the same, we cannot [...]

HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS

The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head. (Gospel of Matthew 8:20) (In contemporary time, this is accounts as poor advertising for consecrated life.) To follow Christ is to take the road less travelled: the one that is uneven, unclear [...]

HUMAN BEING: THEN, NOW AND HEREAFTER – THE VISTA OF EVOLUTION PROPOSED BY TEILHARD DE CHARDIN

INTRODUCTION The Idea cell phone company proudly boasts that ‘an idea can change your life’. How true is it and yet how it underestimates the power of an idea! It is the most resilient parasite and the most contagious virus. A fully formed idea, once taken hold of the mind, can lead the person down [...]