Volo Ergo Sum

Every day we make decisions that shape our destiny. Think about it, when we look back at the last 10 years of our lives, we would probably see real TURNING POINTS. We have made life-changing, destiny-altering decisions; decisions that are so important that if we had made a completely different one, our lives would have been completely different. I have about a couple of that.


Originally posted in BobbyQuitain.Com. by Bobby Quitain “…And someone came and told them, ‘The men whom you put in prison are standing in the temple and teaching the people.’…” (Acts 5:25) When God miraculously freed the apostles from prison, the apostles had two options: they could have gone home to live ordinary lives, or they … Continue reading Freed

Love and Freedom: Making Choices and Taking Chances (Final Part)

Originally written on June 20, 2008. All the excerpts used by this essay for reflection were taken from The Journals of Kierkegaard translated, selected and with an introduction by Alexander Dru, Harper and Brothers: New York, 1958. by Pat Nogoy SJ This is Part 3 of 3 Part 1: Love and Freedom: Making Choices and … Continue reading Love and Freedom: Making Choices and Taking Chances (Final Part)

Single Blessedness

When I became a teacher, I learned the hard way that my private life and public life didn’t really exist. There was just, my life. And all of it was for public consumption. My students didn’t really care that I could have a professional life and personal life. They asked me whatever question they could think of. And those that I didn’t answer, they just filled in with rumors.