Category Archives: Troubled Times

How are you this Christmas?

When I talk about Christmas, everybody has high hopes and cheerful response. It is understandable, because Christmas is the season of joy. In contrast, I also have a few friends who see this season negatively. Can we blame them? It … Continue reading

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Tiniest Rivets

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 23 – 29 September 2018 “And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell, and great was the fall of it.” – Matthew 7:27 A … Continue reading

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Typhoon

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 16 – 22 September 2018 “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” – 1 Peter 5:7 Hours after Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong in the Philippines) lashed in the areas of Northern Luzon. I … Continue reading

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Trust that Never Gets Broken

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 29 April – 5 May 2018 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” – … Continue reading

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Tests and Trials

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 4 – 10 February 2018 “The Lord is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?” – Psalm 27:1 Our priests … Continue reading

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Moaners

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 5 – 11 November 2017 “And the people complained in the hearing of the Lord about their misfortunes, and when the Lord heard it, his anger was kindled, and the fire of the Lord burned among … Continue reading

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Tomorrow

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 25 June – 1 July 2017 “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” Matthew 6:34 Stress is a natural way for us humans … Continue reading

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Highest Form of Life

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 4 – 10 June 2017 “And he said, ‘My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.’” Exodus 33:14 I was told that human beings are the highest form of life here on Earth: … Continue reading

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Bad Week

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 5 – 11 March 2017 “The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.” Psalm 62:8 I know a person whose previous week turned out to be … Continue reading

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One year ago…

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 1 – 7 May 2016 “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 It was April of last year, … Continue reading

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