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.
You Have Called Me by Name Joseph Tetlow, SJ Oh, Lord my God. You called me from the sleep of nothingness merely because in your tremendous love you want to make good and beautiful beings. You have called me by my name in my mother's womb. You have given me breath and light and movement … Continue reading #3: You Have Called Me by Name
Back in elementary, I remember what some of my classmates wrote in the “ambition” portion of their slum books. One said he wanted to be an astronaut. Another said he wanted to be a professional wrestler. Then another one dreamed of becoming a body builder. What became of them? Well, if I am not mistaken, … Continue reading Your Dream Job Today
Originally posted in BobbyQuitain.Com. by Bobby Quitain How would you react if a person tells you that he will not lift weights until he has muscles as big as that of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson? Ridiculous, you might think, right? You don’t wait to have big muscles before you go to the gym and work … Continue reading Sent and Shaped
From a homily given last July 14, 2012by Fr. Jet Villarin, SJ When the false priest Amaziah expels the prophet Amos from Bethel, his reason is that he Amos has no right and authority to prophesy in the national temple, the royal sanctuary. If he wishes to earn his bread by prophesying, he can do … Continue reading Sent
Originally posted in BobbyQuitain.Com by Bobby Quitain In some of the talks I give, I often ask a volunteer to put on a jacket and then I ask that person to hand me a P500 bill. Naturally, after attempting to search his pockets, he’d sheepishly say that he doesn’t have any. The crowd giggles. I … Continue reading Yes You Can!
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.