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Alba Iulia
Thursday, June 17, 2021

Colours of Life

Born in a manger: Rodrigo Bagon

 “You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.” – Frank McCourt Rod was born in Eastern Samar, Philippines in the 1950s as the fourth child of seven children during a typhoon. As their...

Song of thanksgiving: Timmie Barber, vibrant at 95

“O give thanks to the LORD, for He is good: for His mercy endures forever.” – Psalms 107:1 At the start of 2021, I spent some quiet time and reflected on my goals for the year to make my life...

Recovering our lost rhythm

My visits as a pastoral care worker, offering prayers through liturgy and music to nursing homes especially in their high care area are always fraught with mixed emotions. I am cautioned that these residents could go for hours or...

Living, loving, leaving a legacy

“And the angel said unto them, fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.” – LUKE 2:10 About mid-January, I put away all my Christmas décor at the garage,...

Wings of our own

Our front yard had a row of Lilly Pilly trees. Eleven years ago, when we planted them, we delighted in their evergreen shiny foliage, the edible purple fruit enchanting us, and their density perfect as appropriate hedge. At the start...

How long O Lord…?

I will take refuge in the shadow of Your wings, until the disaster has passed O Lord. – Psalm 57:1 March 2020 seemed a normal month to me, with events for work, family and community being planned meticulously. Then like...

Don’t give up. Don’t give in. Awaken!

If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal...

Care for our common home

“You alone are the LORD. You made the heavens, even the highest heavens, and all their starry host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them. You give life to everything,...

Of dreams, visions, apparitions, and Mary

Psychoanalysis would have us believe that dreams are an access point to our unconscious. On the other hand, researchers who study sleep and dreaming have proposed that dreams are just noise, a byproduct of the firing of neural pathways...

The hidden and unhidden casualties (and blessings) of this war

“You touched my coffee!”, screamed one customer at a café to a young barista, who burst into tears and helplessly tried to offer a new cup to the angry woman.  We sensed they were not from our area and those...
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