Order a huge challenge today
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 14, 2021 - 12:00am
This virtue of order is now posing to us as a huge, most tricky and nasty challenge.
Depopularizing something popular at the moment
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 13, 2021 - 12:00am
Someone suggested this idea to me recently. He was reacting to a growing number of deaths involving young people, as young as in their twenties, who died of diabetes, stroke, and some heart ailments.
Overcome evil with good
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 12, 2021 - 12:00am
This is a very intriguing part of our Christian faith. Not only should we love our enemies, as Christ taught us, but we also need to drown evil with an abundance of good.
A reminder on charity
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 11, 2021 - 12:00am
The hullabaloo surrounding the recent Oprah Winfrey interview of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has given me a sharp reminder on charity.
What should attract us most?
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 10, 2021 - 12:00am
More than “what,” the question to ask is “who” should attract us most.
The Easter spirit
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Many things can be said about what the Easter spirit is. In fact, I don’t think we can ever exhaust them.
Stick with science
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 7, 2021 - 12:00am
Indeed, we have to stick with science, since it is a very serious effort to know the whys and the wherefores of things, the causes and effects of certain phenomena in our life.
Be proactive and not just reactive
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 6, 2021 - 12:00am
We have to be both, of course, but between the two, it’s being proactive that is more important, since that would clearly show that we are truly driven with love, that there is growth and development in our...
Injecting hope, boosting morale
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 5, 2021 - 12:00am
This is the challenge I am having at the moment, what with a surge of people coming with problems of worries, fears, doubts, sadness and the like eating them up.
A structured but open life
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 4, 2021 - 12:00am
That’s what is ideal for us. Our life should have some structure, some routine to follow, some schedule kept, all for the purpose of seeing to it that our life gives due attention to all our needs --physical,...
Fostering mental health
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - April 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Recent reports have it that cases of mental health issues are increasing.
Setting and pursuing goals
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - March 31, 2021 - 12:00am
If we want our life to be exciting, full of suspense, and yet sure of where it is going and how it is going to end, we should develop the habit of setting goals and pursuing them as actively as possible.
“Bear each other’s burdens”
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - March 30, 2021 - 12:00am
If we are looking for a surefire formula of living true charity, one that is down-to-earth and easily and abidingly doable, one that would really nail it, we should follow this piece of advice from St. Paul who said...
Source and giver of comfort
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - March 29, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s always good to read slowly the gospels and the other books and letters contained in the Bible because in them are contained precious lessons that we often take for granted.
When we have to go beyond our means
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - March 28, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s, of course, commonsensical that if we want to avoid trouble in our life, we should learn to live within our means.
The beatitudes as antidote
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - March 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Many people have asked me why the beatitudes would consider blessed those who, according to our human standards, are not fortunate in life, who suffer in one thing or another, who live a rather restricted kind of...
Truth only in charity
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - March 25, 2021 - 12:00am
That’s right! Truth can only be found where charity is.
The quest for beauty
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - March 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Deep within us, there is an undeniable yearning for what we consider to be beautiful.
Daily conquests
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - March 23, 2021 - 12:00am
If our life is truly inspired by Christian faith, hope, and love, we would know that our life would always involve some daily conquests, whether big or small, if only to make ourselves more and more like Christ....
The art of constant and abiding prayer
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - March 22, 2021 - 12:00am
We have to learn this art of constant and abiding prayer since that is indispensable to us.
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