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Joel G. delos Reyes
On the lighter side, Coronavirus digs out the best in us to counter punch its striking spread with contingencies in various ways and means. People are locked out and down, socially distanced, quarantined individually, en-masse, by families, communities and nations worldwide.
Behind its ravaging disaster of COVID-19, we learn some down-to-earth basic lessons. Before the outbreak of this viral pandemonium, life in many parts of the world was fast, everyone was in a hurry to go everywhere and anywhere, from dawn to dusk, sunrise to sunset, many cities “don’t sleep”, businesses go on, as usual, many people make the night a day and day a night.
Approximately, up to 60% of an adult human body is water. Studies show that we can’t survive more than three days without water. “ Salutem per aquam” is a Latin phrase for “ health through water.” Some theorize that it’s the etymology of Spa.
Facebook and other social media outlets are like a global stage for people to impress on others about almost anything either related or not to their lives.
Some people resist to their teeth certain norms or consensus to push their hidden agenda for their self-serving purposes, manipulate things for their advantage and are very negative and critical of almost anything. They disregard what fits the common good but regard as good what fits them.
Someone shared this story about a man who told the bank manager that his cheque was returned with a note: “Insufficient Funds.” He asked...
In the Old testament there’s a Hebrew word, “ Hesed” meaning “ steadfast love, covenant love.” God abides with his promise. He’s dependable. He’s forever merciful.
Like John the Baptist, let’s talk about Jesus. Let’s be happy about our Catholic faith. Enjoin Jesus in our plans and activities. When he comes into the boat of our turbulent life, he brings peace and serenity.
The Philippines was the overall champion with 149 gold, 117 silver and 121 bronze medals amassing 387 medals altogether. Vietnam came second with 98 gold, 85 silver, and 105 bronze medals a total of 288.
Share your Christmas story and inspire people. They say that out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks. From the kindness of her heart, she gave. Christmas is a time of giving and receiving, a time of remembering and thanking God’s great love for us.
Patience is a virtue, a serene internal disposition yet creates a strong character. In the face of tough challenges and situations, a patient person...
It happens that what we convey in words or actions are misunderstood by some people. Sometimes, we’re surprised to perceive that someone becomes indifferent...