Wise Wits

Dialogue with God

Blogger’s note: I found this amazing way of meditating on, reflecting on and praying of  The Lord’s Prayer by Flor McCarthy SDB Author’s note for effects: The Most effective way of presenting this dialogue is as follows. Choose a stranger, or at least un unfamiliar voice, to play the part of God. Provide him with […]

Salamat Nay (Thanks Mum)

This is a tribute to all mothers but most specially to my one and only mother who has  taken on all the challenges, trials and difficulties just to be a good, loving and a caring mother for all of us-her 11 children- as well as to her 25 or so grandchildren. Salamat Nanay sa imong […]

Coincidence: An event when God chooses to remain ‘anonymous’

A friend sent me on email this beautiful and very moving story which reminds us how God works in and through everyone of us for a purpose…a beautiful story of reconciliation and reunion.  A new pastor and his wife, newly assigned to their first ministry, to reopen a church in suburban Brooklyn, arrived in early October excited about their opportunities. […]

Just looking at…

The bright side of LIFE: The elderly priest, speaking to the younger priest, said, ”You had a good idea to replace the first four pews with plush bucket theatre seats. It worked like a charm. The front of the church always fills first now.” The young priest nodded, and the old priest continued, ”And you told me adding a little more beat […]

Why did Jesus choose me?

Jesus‘ criteria for his followers is that one listens and follows him when he invites. If we look at the character of each of the apostles, we find that Jesus has actually gathered a whole bunch of personalities and quite hard to imagine how would they get on. But they did one thing…they listened to […]

The beauty of heaven: stay focused on getting there…

Woman and a Fork   There was a young woman who had been diagnosed with a terminal illness and had been given three months to live. So as she was getting her things ‘in order,’ she contacted her Pastor and had him come to her house to discuss certain aspects of her final wishes. She told […]

A Day with God & a day without…

  Religious humour   Somebody has well said there are only two kinds of people in the world.  There are those who wake up in the morning and say, “Good morning, Lord,” and there are those who wake up in the morning and say, “Good Lord, it’s morning.”  Everyday is a gift. We don’t cause the sun […]