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...

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...

Desiderata

Desiderata   (John 14:27) Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be...

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...

The Light in Our Hearts

Hello again My Dear Reader Friends! It is February, the St. Valentine’s month…the month of love. And in this light, may I share with you...

(April) Filling Your Bucket with Happiness

(Written by Manuel (Boy) A. Negado) Carol McCloud, author of many delightful and insightful children's books had this particular ditty, entitled "Have You Filled a...

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...

June: Happy Life

(Written by Manuel (Boy) A. Negado) The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines Adversity as “a state or instance of serious or continued difficulty or misfortune showing courage...

REFORMING ONESELF

My Dear Reader Friends… hope Christmas was as enlightening as it was rewarding to you as it was for me! We start the New Year...

July: INORDINATE AFFECTIONS

(Written by Manuel (Boy) A. Negado) I associate this term more with the great medieval theologian Thomas Aquinas. “To explain it is by way of example:...