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Dawn Deconstructs

The sun rises on All Souls Day.
All is quiet against the edges
of its roseate significance.
Eyes pilot dawn
to pull up the drawn shades… 254 more words

The Birmingham Oratory


Life is good here — in fact, this is blossoming into a beautiful time in my life. I have a daily routine which is both enjoyable and productive. 943 more words


This past November First, Ligaya and I were lucky enough to be back home from the States, and in Manila, to join millions of Filipinos in the annual “The Day of the Dead” celebration.   541 more words

Being a Christian - An Analysis

Who or What is a Christian? 

The word Christian comes from the Greek word christianos which is derived from the word christos or Christ, which means “anointed one.” A… 2,281 more words

Heroes of Yesterday: A Great Cloud of Witnesses

By Justin

Recently I have found myself enthralled with chapters 44 through 50 of the book of Sirach.  In hindsight I must say that Sirach is one of my favorite books in the entire Bible; with its rich poetry and savory wisdom.  528 more words


The Enduring Kindness of Strangers

It’s an oft romanticized concept, one that frequently finds its way into poetry and prose and Facebook statuses about renewed faith in humanity: the surprising moment when a human being walks into some moment of your life, physically or metaphorically, unanticipated, unexpected, unprovoked, seemingly by chance.  454 more words

How Shall I Remember Thee? Let Me Count the Ways

Departed souls stay in our consciousness us and we long to acknowledge them.  Especially during Day of the Dead, we pay concrete tribute in a variety of ways.  529 more words