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Unequal talents

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When I studied in the SVD theological seminary in Tagaytay, we had an exceptionally bright seminarian. In class when the professor was lecturing, he would make sketches on his notebook, seemingly unmindful what the mentor was saying.

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Foolish bridesmaids

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Sometime ago, a news item in the U.S. relates about how burglars broke into a New York firm. This wouldn’t have raised eyebrows at all since the incident took place in notorious New York. What made it amusing was that it happened to a company that manufactured burglar-proof glass windows!

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Becoming a saint

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Somebody quipped, “At his funeral, an atheist (non-believer) is all dressed up but nowhere to go.”

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Which commandment of the law is the greatest: to love God or to love one’s fellowman? Both views have their staunch defenders.

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Mission possible

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It happened in China a few years before the Communists expelled the missionaries. A foreign missionary came upon an old woman by the wayside, deserted, cold and hungry.

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Have time for God?

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A YOUNG couple had invited many guests to their daughter’s birthday dinner. At the table, the hostess turned to her six-year-old daughter and asked, “Would you like to say the prayer?”

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