Tag Archives: Love

How Does An Angel Love?

 

mc-angel-aquino-2006ANGEL Aquino is no beauty. Continue reading How Does An Angel Love?

Hello, God… Are You Listening?

If you are talking to Him, do you think He is listening?

old-cathedral-rodrigo-sicat-wordpress“Let’s stop by Metropolitan Cathedral first,” my mom says even though dusk has crept in and we’ve still got several hours of traffic ahead of us.

We are on official business in her hometown of San Fernando, Pampanga, and I am just about ready to keel over in exhaustion, partly due to the killer heat that I always associate with this place.

I try my best to persuade, coerce and finally threaten her into getting a move on so that we would reach Manila at a decent hour. I even promised to accompany her to Sunday Mass back home and made some more noise but she shot down all my complaints with one pointed look that shut me up. Fast. Continue reading Hello, God… Are You Listening?

Are You The Person Your Parents Raised You To Be?

“If you have one parent who loves you, even if they can’t buy you clothes, they’re so poor and they make all kinds of mistakes and maybe sometimes they even give you awful advice, but never for one moment do you doubt their love for you—if you have this, you have incredibly good fortune. Continue reading Are You The Person Your Parents Raised You To Be?

The Truth Leads To You

art_411_01“This is how you survive the unsurvivable, this is how you lose that which you cannot bear to lose, this is how you reinvent yourself, overcome your abusers, fulfill your ambitions and meet the love of your life: by following what is true, no matter where it leads you.”

Augusten Burroughs, This Is How