It's the last day of 2019 and what a decade it has been. Too many things have happened. Blessings as well as tests of faith. As I await the coming year, I'm all wired up with a portable ECG monitor. The recovery from the stent in August hasn't been that great. And what's alarming was … Continue reading Heartbeats
This weekend we celebrate the feast of the Holy Family. The Gospel this week is short, but it reminds us that though God chose Joseph and Mary to be Jesus' family, they didn't get the red carpet treatment through life. When Jesus was born, he had to make his grand entrance in a manger. Can … Continue reading Holy Family
We celebrate the coming of Christ into our lives and into our hearts! No party , no present can beat that. May the peace of Christ always be with you ..
This weekend's Gospel tell us of the obedience of Joseph. When he found out that Mary was with child, he wanted to send her away quietly. But he had a dream and an angel to told him to go on with the plan to marry Mary and to look after her son. That must have … Continue reading Obedience
Today's Gospel recounts the time John the Baptist asked his disciples to ask Jesus, “Are you he who is to come, or shall we look for another?” I've always toyed with the idea that even if Jesus came into the world today and did the miracles he did and said the things he said, we … Continue reading Are you He?
Today's Gospel speaks of John the Baptist, who is asked to announce the coming of a Jesus. He says to the Pharisees and Sadducees "bear fruits that befits repentance". This line struck a chord with me. As we start to prepare for the coming of the Lord in Christmas, we sometimes start to think about … Continue reading Are you fruitful?
This Sunday's Gospel reminds us very strongly that we neither know the time of day or hour when your time runs out. I'm also reminded very eerily about a famous Taiwanese/Canadian actor who just collapsed while filming this past week and died of cardiac arrest. He was filming a Chinese production called "Chase Me" and … Continue reading Which one are you?