For Catholics, this is the season of Advent. It is a season of waiting. What do we wait for? It could be something outside us. It could also be something deeper within: like a better feeling, or a better state of being. We can become impatient easily. It is good to be reminded that time … Continue reading #335: The Right Time
We can sometimes be impatient about many things in our lives. We live as if life is not lived in stages. We think of shortcuts all the time. Our world forces us to think of shortcuts all the time. But many of us know--at least cognitively--that life is much better when lived the old fashioned … Continue reading #42: Everything In Its Time
Originally written on June 20, 2008 by Pat Nogoy SJ (Part of our scholasticate formation is delivering a sharing/homily in community masses. In Dagani House, where I am assigned to, a particular scholastic is assigned to deliver his sharing every Saturday of the month.) This feast of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, the readings of today, and … Continue reading Sticking It Out
Thus, I rejoice with the first gift that is my beloved’s arrival—her existence and time. That she exists, and that she exists in this time, not the past nor the future, but is thrown together, simultaneous, co-incidental with me. The second gift is her second arrival and that is our crossing of paths—that she not only existed and not only existed in this time, but that also she existed and she existed in the exact time and space as I was.