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...

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...

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...

(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...

Filling Your Bucket with Happiness (3)

Manuel (Boy) A. Negado Dear Reader Friends…my post this month is all about Water – H2O…I’ve dealt with this with you a couple of issues...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...