Sharpening our prudence and detachment
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 20, 2018 - 12:00am
With all the explosion of the many attractive, tempting and riveting things we have today, we cannot deny that we really need to sharpen our virtues of prudence and detachment, otherwise there is no other way but...
Freedom and responsibility
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 18, 2018 - 12:00am
These are inseparable twins, like the two sides of a coin.
Life's real business
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Let's see to it that we are always aware of life's real business, the only thing necessary in life. (cfr Lk 10,42) We should know how to cruise the ocean of life that can get turbulent and threatening. Let's try...
Entering a new stage in life?
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 16, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s graduation season and we have to find ways to help those transitioning from one level of education to the next, or from formal education to professional life.
Truth has many layers
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 14, 2018 - 12:00am
There’s an interesting episode in the gospel that tells us that truth has many layers and we must be careful with our assertions especially when done as if we already know everything.
In his element
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 13, 2018 - 12:00am
We just celebrated the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus recently.
Human and supernatural means
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 11, 2018 - 12:00am
In any endeavor that we undertake, we have to make sure that while we should make full use of all the natural and human means we can lay our hands on, we should not forget that we need to use the spiritual and supernatural...
The unforgivable sin
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 10, 2018 - 12:00am
God is so full mercy he always forgives our sins.
The humble and the proud
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 9, 2018 - 12:00am
We have to know whether we are truly humble or are already treading the path of pride.
Say NO to entitlements
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 7, 2018 - 12:00am
LET’S be clear about this. We are entitled to our rights but we should not feel entitled to privileges and favors, above our rights and needs. If they come, then let’s be thankful.
Just for the record
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Once in a while, you get a jolt when you meet someone who makes you consider something you have ignored up to now, considering it as trivial, but which happens to have a solid claim for the historical truth and is...
We tend to replace God
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 4, 2018 - 12:00am
We have to be most careful with this tendency.
Fight the exclusivistic tendency
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Let's always remember that even in our best intentions and efforts, we can still be and do wrong.
The sense of heaven and eternity
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - June 2, 2018 - 12:00am
We need to see to it that even as we immerse ourselves in our earthly affairs, we do not lose our sense of heaven and eternity. The ideal is that as we go deeper in our temporal affairs, our sense of heaven and eternity...
Always be child-like
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 31, 2018 - 12:00am
This is what Christ wants us to be. "Let the children come to me," he said. "
Giving our all
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 30, 2018 - 12:00am
That gospel story about a rich young man who asked Christ how he can inherit eternal life (cfr. Mk 10,17-27) is a poignant warning among the so-called good Christians who are already doing a lot of good but still...
Taking care of our spiritual powers
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 28, 2018 - 12:00am
We need to give due attention to and care for our spiritual faculties of the intellect and will.
Our blessings and misfortunes
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 27, 2018 - 12:00am
We should have the proper attitude towards our blessings and misfortunes.
The sinner and his sin
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 26, 2018 - 12:00am
It is said we have to love the sinner but hate the sin.
Never take God for granted
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - May 23, 2018 - 10:41pm
This is our usual problem. We take God for granted many times.
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