A year ago, I was sitting in my office cube chatting with Aloy about random things and his plan to turn The Daily Aloy into something else. Actually, since we met in 2014 through the Foundation where we volunteered in, our conversations have turned mostly non-stop and a throw-in-the-air kind. We discuss about anything and (almost) …
We have to be open to the idea that in this world that lashed us with pains, there is a path that leads us to those who truly care. We just have to open up our senses, be mindful of our choices, and be aware that if only we will believe in the good, great things will happen.
They say that finding the good (or best) is one of the rarest and most elusive thing in this world — be it in a form of a thriving career, loving relationships, and even with one’s self. Some people may get the good thing at an earlier stage of their life because of the timing …
I had a dream A dream out of slumber A dream I can quite remember In the corner of my mind it lingers But it bites at me like an insistent flea Now it lives inside me And I need to live with it Because I lose purpose when I resist ‘But what,’ you say, …
This song returns to the true meaning and purpose of Christmas by describing a much more mature and wise wish list that is not just for ourselves, but is also for others. I invite you to imbibe the spirit of the Grown-Up Christmas List and fulfill not just our own Grown-Up Christmas Lists, but those of others as well.
There are unlimited possibilities when you try. Be brave. Fly.
Fr. James J. Martin, S.J.’s book, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, is a great read for anyone across all walks of life – not just Roman Catholics or Christians – wishing to explore spirituality more deeply. The truths taught by the Jesuit founder, St. Ignatius of Loyola, are universal, timeless, practical, and flexible: a recipe for reaching out to the entire world.
If you’re having your own spa experience at home with, say, scrubs and aromatherapy, then it’s but natural to include a meditation process in it! Here I introduce my Shower Meditation practice, and now you can do it too in six easy steps.
Living a conscious life of purpose involves high principles or standards, and adhering to them. However, we run the risk of alienating others – and even ourselves! – by too strict an adherence or enforcement of said standards. We have to remember to be kind and understanding in accommodating others – and even towards ourselves!
The key to understanding everything, especially about yourself, is all about asking WHY. It leads to a deeper appreciation of your thoughts, words, and actions – and thus empowers you to live a better life well anchored on something eternal. Our entire beings are put into perspective: our underlying reason and purpose.