Even the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young– a place near your altar, LORD Almighty, my King and my God. – Psalm 84:3 My alarm rings at 5:45 AM. First call to wake up. I heed no attention to it and go back… Continue reading the loneliness of the sparrow
26 December: Manila to Puerto Princesa The scene at NAIA Terminal 3 that welcomed me at 6:30 this morning can be likened to Divisoria. I wish I could put a nicer description and say that it wasn’t so, but it really resembled the rush and chaos that is Divisoria. An airport as a market place? It sure looked… Continue reading Is booking a cheap plane fare really worth it?
“The man who has God for his treasure has all things in One. Many ordinary treasures may be denied him, or if he is allowed to have them, the enjoyment of them will be so tempered that they will never be necessary to his happiness. Or if he must see them go, one after one,… Continue reading A lesson on renunciation, Abraham’s wealth, and the joy of possessing nothing