The Black-and-White Life

Nung ang mga telebisyon ay mga black-and-white pa lamang, akala ng mga tao hawak na nila ang “the best” na TV na pwede silang magkaroon. Ang mga B&W televisions noon ay may iba’t ibang klase—may mas mura, may mas mahal. Akala ng karamihan noong panahong iyon ay hindi na pwedeng mas gumanda pa ang ganitong … Continue reading The Black-and-White Life

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The “What Then?” Test?

Riches are not forever. by Joanie Yoder Mula sa ikalabing-anim na dantaon (1600s) ay isang kwento ng isang usapan sa pagitan ng isang ambisyosong lalaki at isang debotong Cristianong si St. Philip Neri. Sabi sa kanya ng kabataan, excited, “Sa wakas, umayon na rin sina papa at mama na mag-aral ako ng Law!” “’Tapos ano?” … Continue reading The “What Then?” Test?

The Cross-Bridge Stories: “The Greatest New Year’s Resolution”

I will change this new year.” Yester proclaimed to himself after writing a list of New Year’s resolutions. “I will now stop drinking, smoking, quarrelling with my wife, gossiping and … anything bad!” He smiled to himself, and then put the list in his private memo. After that he left his room and went into … Continue reading The Cross-Bridge Stories: “The Greatest New Year’s Resolution”

The Cross-Bridge Stories: Why Do I Live?

“No, I don't want to hear about that this time, OK,” Yester told him. He was really irritated every time Ferdinand brought this subject up—about his destiny the next life. “Please don't tell me about that Heaven or Hell stuff, OK? All I have to do now is fix my family problem, and nothing else.” … Continue reading The Cross-Bridge Stories: Why Do I Live?