September: ELDERS

Your heart is revealed by the way you treat elders. – Proverbs 23:7 – For as a man thinketh in his/her heart so is...

August: ON POSSESSIONS

Most of our possessions arrive in our lives almost by accident. Gradually, like falling snow, they accumulate around until they form the basis for...

July: GIVING

Giving is a miracle that can transform, the heaviest of hearts…two people who moments before lived in separate worlds of private concerns, suddenly meet...

February: CANADA: LAND THAT I LOVE

Manuel (Boy) A. Negado I left the Philippines, the land of my birth at the age of 27…11 September 1973 exactly…after an obligatory one-night layover...

January: Beautiful Attitudes: A 2018 New Year’s Special

Things not to worry about: Don’t worry about popular opinion Don’t worry about the past Don’t worry about the future Don’ worry about anybody...

December: A Saviour for You

Manuel (Boy) A. Negado This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about: “His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but...

November: That a Man should not be Fretful in Matters of Business

What is the common or universal understanding of business? …excerpt from,  “Imitation of Christ” by  Thomas á Kempis Book Three Chapter Thirty-Nine: That a Man should not...

October: OF A RETIRED LIFE

Hebrews6:10-12) You must learn to break your own will in many things; If you will have peace and concord wit others. (Luke 16:10-11) It is...

September: Of Fleeing From Vain Hope and Pride

(By Manuel Negado) Dear Reader Friends…hello once again! Our topic this time around:  (from Chapter VII of Thomas Kempis’ - Imitations of Christ) Vain is the...

August: OF WORKS DONE IN CHARITY/LOVE

(By Manuel A. Negado) My Dear Reader Friends…A pleasant and blessed month to all of you! The Fifteenth Chapter: Works done in Charity The Imitation of Christ...