Group travel takes a toll on my patience. Sometimes. The attitude of please-stop-telling-me-what-to-do or stop-crowding-me shows up. I can be an ass in an uncivilized situation. Once we reach a specified destination, some pilgrims want to be the first to … Continue reading
English: I love you.
Pilipino: Mahal Kita
or Iniibig Kita
How do you say it in your language
or another language
Yo te amo
‘yoh tay AH-moh’.
Charles Dickens uses the technique of juxtaposition in the opening line of his novel “A Tales of Two Cities”:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,
it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness,
it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity,
it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness,
it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair,
we had everything before us, we had nothing before us,
we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way…”
Unlike Charles, I will be using mostly humans to compare them with something and this brain will see the far side of life.
There is so much to see other than coming here on a spiritual journey following the footsteps of ordinary folks who became a legend because of their simple devotion and being of service. We visited Notre Dame Cathedral the second … Continue reading
The great classic book The Song of Bernadette was written by Franz Werfel. In his most desperate moment trying to escape from the Germans when he was hiding in Lourdes, he made a vow to write the song of Bernadette … Continue reading
Please relax as I guide you to a relaxing virtual tour of Espace Bernadette. Enjoy. “Listen with your ears, more importantly listen with your Heart” – Good Sister at Espace Bernadette. “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; … Continue reading
Angel of God, my guardian dear
To whom God’s love commits me here
Ever this day, be at my side
To light and guard, to rule and guide