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
One of the classes I’m taking this semester, and compellingly my favorite class, is New Testament. The course is organized in a way such that we have focused more on St. Paul’s letters. After reading through his epistles, I find myself drawn to St. Paul and learning more about him. As a result, I decided … Continue reading St. Paul: an Apostle in love
One of the questions I often get asked as a Philosophy major is “who is your favorite philosopher?” One of my favorite philosophers, as most do, is Aristotle. He was just a prolific writer as well as thinker, laying original concepts that stayed undisputed for many years after his death. Some of his more popular … Continue reading Thoughts and Emotions: debunking Human Nature
Well, we are at the peak of spring time, a season of renewal, blossoming, and hope. It is also a time when milestones are achieved: spring is a time when young adults finish school, walk on the stage, and receive their degrees. It is also a time when high school seniors are in the “advent” … Continue reading Springtime Advice: Words for those choosing a Major and a Career
Tough night for me. I just finished watching my team Boston Celtics lose to the Hawks 104-92. My team was down the whole game but made valiant come back efforts. This whole heartbreak team isn’t new to me. I’ve dealt with it many times before and no, I don’t want to talk about each of … Continue reading 3 things being a Celtics fan taught me about True Love
There is only a line difference between a mediocre and a historical speech. Martin Luther King had the “I have a Dream”, Ronald Reagan had “Tear down this wall!” and each newly inaugurated US president has the “So help me God.” That line, whatever it may be, echoes down through the ages. Eloquent speakers as … Continue reading The Last Sermon of the Messiah
This word has constantly been in my mind for the last couple of days. It’s commonly understood as something to keep, to preserve. It’s no more than something to be taken away. We associate it with abstinence and sexuality. We understand that there is an embarrassment that comes if we don’t preserve it. Or the … Continue reading What is Chastity?
Here I am currently in Chapman Public Library in Orange on a very warm Friday afternoon. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and I hear a few people here and there talking about their Valentine plans for the weekend or raving about their significant other. I am pretty sure that Valentine’s Day is one … Continue reading My love affair with Philosophy