Today, Jesus also calls us to follow him freely and without conditions. Each of us is being invited, wherever we are and whoever we are. Whether you are working and married or single, unemployed or a simple vendor, a professional or a laborer, well and healthy or sick, a religious or a government official, young or old – the Lord calls us to commit ourselves to Him. When we commit ourselves, then, we too are challenged to let go of our attachments that may prevent us from fully following Jesus.Continue reading Attachments and Conditions in Commitments
Jesus invites us today to trust God’s providence and to be surprised by His graces prepared along the way as we meet people and embrace events in our life. In this way, we become more welcoming of God’s presence and accepting of God’s graces.Continue reading Take nothing for the journey. Seriously?
September 9, 2020 – Wednesday of the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/090920.cfm) Homily How do we understand being blessed? Usually, when we think of a life that is blessed we think of material wealth and prosperity – like having a good family, a prosperous business, a successful career orContinue reading How blessed am I?
Because of the Community Quarantine and Lockdowns, these caused the closing of malls, shops, small and big businesses. We are all asked to “stay at home” as a preventive and protective measure against the Corona Virus. At the beginning of this “stay at home,” more and more people also found ways to entertain themselves while staying at home. One of the most popular entertainments that one could easily observe now is how people where drawn towards their screens to watch South Korean Drama Series. Continue reading On Idols and Obsessions
Today, we are called by the Lord to humbly recognize our own hunger and thirst that keep us away for others and from God. What are those that keep me selfish and self-serving? When we are able to recognize them, Jesus invites us “to come to him.”
WHAT JESUS SAID TO THE JEWS, HE IS ALSO SAYING TO US TODAY, “COME TO ME AND YOU WILL NEVER BE HUNGRY, BELIEVE IN ME AND YOU WILL NEVER BE THIRSTY.”Continue reading Come and be filled today
When they have recognized the Lord, it was their time too to discover for themselves who they were and what they were meant to do, their mission and purpose in life.
Yes, by recognizing Jesus in the breaking of the bread, they too have affirmed that they were his disciples, that they were not left alone, were not abandoned by God but loved and cherished by this faithful and merciful God.
Continue reading On the Road towards realizing the Presence of God
Do you want to live free?
I am sure, each of us wants to be free, to be free from worries, free from anxieties, free from illnesses, free from problems, free from stress, free from pain, free from suffering and free from anything that bothers us.
Jesus has told us, “If you know me, you will know the truth, and the truth shall set you free. (Jn 8:32)” Jesus calls us once again to know him more and better, to get near to him and to let him free us from what bothers us now, whatever that may be. Jesus is truly assuring us that if we decide to be with him, he shall make us free. Let us come to him, then.Continue reading Live free