WEEKLY WRITING CHALLENGE: A SPLASH OF COLOR – RED

Red was the cry “Have Him crucified!” the smash of the sword piercing His side the blood that flowed and hallowed the earth turned darkness to snow revealed Evil’s stealth. Red is the hope that inflames the soul fruit of the Passion that made Death fall, laying open Heaven’s door there lies life forevermore. ____________________Continue reading “WEEKLY WRITING CHALLENGE: A SPLASH OF COLOR – RED”

THE SAMARITAN’S DILEMMA

It can’t be the time when I turned away someone who came knocking at my door in the middle of the night begging for shelter from the descending cold. He looked  ragged and pitiful but I was afraid to take him in. If I admitted him into my world where could I turn had  thisContinue reading “THE SAMARITAN’S DILEMMA”

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: MERGE

I scratched my head when I learned about the prompt.  I do not know how to use photoediting software to be able to merge photos.  And right now, my mind is preoccupied with a million things to be done to get back in the daily routine (after another long break) and to prepare for theContinue reading “WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: MERGE”

FOR THIS HOLY DAY

    Today, we (Catholics) commemorate the  Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  God, in His loving kindness, did not permit that the woman – who by a singular privilege was immaculately conceived so that she would be worthy to carry in her womb God’s only begotten Son – should suffer decay of body afterContinue reading “FOR THIS HOLY DAY”

TRAVEL THEME: TRADITION

In Bayanan where I grew up, the Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene is a big event.  People who have been away from our place, like myself, would usually schedule their around the Fiesta, as we call it. The Fiesta (which in the Philippines)  is usually a grand celebration, not only for the  community as aContinue reading “TRAVEL THEME: TRADITION”

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: Close

“Great is the gap” as opening when the prompt is “Close” does make one wonder (to say the least) about the appropriateness of this response, doesn’t it? 🙂   Please indulge me a bit.  Maybe, just maybe, I will hit the spot in the end.  🙂 Great is the gap between the earth and skyContinue reading “WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: Close”

ALL CREATURES OF OUR GOD AND KING

A blessed Sunday to all. 🙂 ” Blessed be God. Blessed be His Holy Name. Blessed be Jesus Christ, true God and true man. Blessed be the name of Jesus. Blessed be His Most Sacred Heart. Blessed be Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar. Blessed be the Holy Spirit, the paraclete. BlessedContinue reading “ALL CREATURES OF OUR GOD AND KING”