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Katherine R. Oyson
Katherine R. Oyson
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Are You Easily Upset or Angry?
by Katherine R. Oyson - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Are you one of those who easily get upset or angry even in trivial matters? Here’s a message for you by Fr. Jerry M. Orbos, SVD in his book, “Just a Moment”:
Mend the Bridges Before It’s Too Late
by Katherine R. Oyson - January 6, 2019 - 12:00am
In the midst of our conversation during the birthday celebration of my sister, Gretel “Tellie” de los Reyes-Boiser, in a plush hotel, she mentioned a mother who never talked to her daughter for a ye...
Don’t Let Pride Get in the Way of Your Relationship
by Katherine R. Oyson - December 30, 2018 - 12:00am
I was struck with this quote one afternoon while browsing my cellphone: “If your pride is bigger than your heart and your ego is bigger than your head, grow up or you will be alone for life.”
The Gift of Beautiful Memories
by Katherine R. Oyson - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Wednesday, December 12, was both momentous and memorable day for me.
Release the negative thoughts in your mind
by Katherine R. Oyson - December 9, 2018 - 2:07am
There’s a story of about a man who was sitting on the porch of a hotel. Down the street, he saw a man who by his actions was obviously psychotic.
Life Is Not Problem-Free
by Katherine R. Oyson - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
In the midst of our conversation the other day, during the birthday of my brother-in-law Simon Boiser (the spouse of my sister, Gretel), my siblings and I and other relatives shared how problems in life at times...
Everything in life has a price tag
by Katherine R. Oyson - November 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Paulo Coelho, author of the book “The Alchemist” says, “Everything in life has its price.” And Harry Browne echoes, “Everything you want in life has a price connected to it. There’s...
Apologizing is an Act of Humility
by Katherine R. Oyson - November 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Our ego has a way of manipulating us by telling us that we are better and greater than others. Hence, asking an apology can be a tall order. I would like to share with you this story written by Velden Lim in the...
Angry Parents Affect the Wellbeing of Their Children
by Katherine R. Oyson - October 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Some parents do not realize that constant anger in the home affects the wellbeing of their children. This endangers on how the kids feel about themselves and their attitude towards the world.
A Kind Word Makes One’s Day
by Katherine R. Oyson - October 21, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s been said that we should show kindness to people whom we meet along the way because we don’t know what they are going through.
When someone throws you a ball, you don’t have to catch it
by Katherine R. Oyson - October 10, 2018 - 12:00am
There are times when life becomes more stressful for us after hearing someone’s problem. We feel obligated to give the troubled person a shoulder to cry on. Eventually, his or her problem becomes our prob...
Qualities of a Good Wife
by Katherine R. Oyson - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s true that some people jump into marriage without any deep reflection on how to make a marriage work and how it should be sustained for a lifetime.
Don’t be a Victim of Self-Pity
by Katherine R. Oyson - October 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Have you ever told yourself, “Poor me!” – because of some circumstances in your life?
Life by Faith
by Katherine R. Oyson - September 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Life can be overwhelming with all its demands that we have to put up with.
When You Are Robbed of Your Peace – Walk away
by Katherine R. Oyson - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
There are times in our life when our inner peace is being disturbed by people, events and circumstance.
Everything Can Change in a Moment
by Katherine R. Oyson - September 2, 2018 - 11:51pm
Last week after the wedding day of my son Manjo and his wife Minnie Bathan in Singapore, which was solemnized in the Church of St. Teresa, I went shopping in China Town with my grandchildren, Patricia, Manny, William...
Do Not Be Anxious of Anything
by Katherine R. Oyson - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
As I was praying one morning, I could not help but ponder on what Philippians 4:6-11 declares, “Do not be anxious about anything , but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving present...
The Consequences of Our Actions
by Katherine R. Oyson - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
In the book, “Living Water, 2009,” Annie shared this story
Everything we do has its consequences
by Katherine R. Oyson - July 31, 2018 - 12:00am
In the book, "Living Water, 2009,” a certain Annie shared this story: "We left at 6:30 a.m. that Sunday for our weekly mission trip.
Never, never give up on life
by Katherine R. Oyson - July 26, 2018 - 12:00am
In the book, “Living Water 2009,” a certain Ad shared his story. “It was 4 a.m. and I was wide awake.
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