"Some people become heroes by extraordinary circumstances going their way. And some people become heroes by redemption, when these heroes begin to feel the hero inside of them. For me, I think the third process in which we become a hero is the most beautiful process."
“Somewhere Only We Know” by Keane
The meaning behind the struggle is found in the present, when we give ourselves a chance by allowing more memories in our lives to be created.
The Power of the Alternative
A coordinator for a food basket outreach program gets a call from someone requesting a delivery. The only thing is that she is from a different city, and the food basket program only helps out those in the city it is located in because of limited supplies. The coordinator has options. First option is to … Continue reading The Power of the Alternative
Stations of the Cross – Meditations in times of Illnesses and Trials
Introduction Our Christian faith invites us to participate in the life of our LORD Jesus Christ. As His beloved and adopted children, we are invited to participate in the spirit of His suffering and death, so that we may also participate and enjoy in His eternal life. The devotion to the Stations of the Cross … Continue reading Stations of the Cross – Meditations in times of Illnesses and Trials
Rite of Passage
Current Read: "From Wild Man to Wise Man: Reflections on Male Spirituality" by Richard Rohr Current Page: Page 31 (Chapter Six: Male Initiation) I began reading this book last night, shortly after I finished another book - as queued on my summer reading list - and I was astounded by the insights it bears. As what … Continue reading Rite of Passage
My nephew’s Sweet 16
Yesterday, this little dude just hit his 16th month of being blessed with the gift of life. It's amazing to witness his growth, from a mere infant who is absolutely powerless, then to a toddler struggling to find his balance to stand, to now running around and recognizing voices and actions. Last night my mom was … Continue reading My nephew’s Sweet 16
Dear Kobe, The world knows that your retirement is inevitable, and now as you recently announced it, everyone is starting to anticipate that very last day you step on the court. As a man of Green, I must say I have mixed feelings about your retirement. First, the Joy. I am glad you will be … Continue reading Dear Kobe,
Facts of Life: a secret to inner peace and happiness
There are facts of life that must be acknowledge in order to achieve inner peace and happiness even in the midst of outer mess the world often imposes to individual lives. Otherwise, we'd live without grips to what we can control, namely, our emotions and attitude. We'd think that we have control over our lives … Continue reading Facts of Life: a secret to inner peace and happiness
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJkrf54o9Fk I've been drawing a lot of inspiration from a highlight video of Kawhi Leonard, an emerging superstar from the San Antonio Spurs, when he led his team to a 111-92 victory over Lebron and the Heat. Taking note, this guy Kawhi and I are about the same age, and I find it inspiring seeing … Continue reading Breakthrough