I had to learn the lesson of accepting my limits the hard and painful way. Obviously I was a slow learner because this was not the first time I suffered thus.
Most Protestants do not know bother meditating on Holy Saturday. Who would blame them? As a pastor I myself hardly taught about it, or even thought about it. It is exposure to contemplative spirituality that led me to discern a rich vein of golden truths hidden in the tomb. The waiting in the tomb speaks […]
I received this prophecy about the Wuhan virus (now called covid 19)and judged it a valid and significant word from the Lord. Tan Gee Paw was a civil servant who took charge of the clean up of the Singapore River. More importantly he is a man of God who followed and served Christ faithfully and […]
One of my goals in November is to work on physical fitness. It is no surprise then that I have gone hiking more this month than the whole year (not counting the camino walks) put together. It has been a challenge initially but once you build a momentum you simply carry on in the motivation […]
Song of Songs. That prompting is so slight, so silk, I could have ignored it. But I did not and am thankful for following it. I figured that perhaps it may be the means through which my main prayer for my sabbatical, a deeper love for Jesus, may get answered. I personally find this Old […]
It has been a month since my sabbatical began. I feel better rested physically and psychologically. Longer hours of sleep, exercise, and disengagement from pastoral duties does wonders. Being overseas helped too because you became unavailable physically. I also feel thankful for the many blessings of God. Never thought of touring Spain, never was interested. […]
It took an hour by bus from Manresa to Barcelona. We stayed in Denit Hotel near the Plaza Catalunya, where protests were taking place. We were there to trace St Ignatius presence there during his grammar studies and labour of love. We were reviewing and remembering and sharing to conclude the retreat and camino. We […]