SPECK OF LIGHT

In one of the seminary hallways, the darkness of the night is illuminated by a speck of pale red light that comes from a Himalayan rock salt lamp. As I pondered on this, I remembered an instance when the light went out and the salt crystal slowly melted. This led…

Love Until it Hurts

17 March 2020. Tuesday of the Third Week of Lent Reflection (Sem. Renz Marion C. Cunanan) Peter asked Jesus how many times he must forgive his brother who sins against him. Jesus answered, “not seven times but seventy-seven times.”  Jesus invites me to reflect– the love He teaches and the…

The Fair Share

We often see the parable of the prodigal son in the point of view of the son who went away freely spending everything he had inherited from his father. It has inappropriate for a son to claim his part of the estate while his father is still alive. In the…

The Kingdom and I

I was struck by the words that Jesus told the chief priests and elders of the people: “Therefore, I say to you, the Kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people that will produce its fruit.” A speaker during one of our conferences about…