Mga salot ng sakit, dulot ng pagtalikod sa Diyos

Posted by watchmen
March 24, 2020
Posted in OPINION

INSPIRASYON SA BUHAY: “…‘Halikayo at tayo’y magpaliwanagan,’ sabi ni Yahweh. ‘Gaano man kapula ang inyong mga kasalanan, kayo’y aking papuputiin, tulad ng yelo o bulak’…” (Isaias 1:18, Ang Tanging Daan Bibliya). *** PAGLILIGTAS NG DIYOS SA PANAHON NI MOISES, GINUGUNITA NG SIMBAHANG AND KNK NGAYON: Noong papatayin na ng Diyos ang mga taga-Egipto noong panahon …

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Ilonggos unite against Covid-19

Posted by watchmen
March 23, 2020
Posted in OPINION

“One of the primary purposes of civilization-and certainly its primary strength-is the guarantee that family life can flourish in unity, peace, and order.” -Robert F. Kennedy By being available and visible to the public, Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Jr. and Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas are telling the public: “We are on top of …

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Upgrading our vigilance skills

Posted by watchmen
March 21, 2020
Posted in OPINION

We should not take this need for granted. We have to continually update and upgrade our vigilance skills. Remember Christ telling his disciples: “Beware that your hearts do not become drowsy from carousing and drunkenness and the anxieties of daily life…Be vigilant at all times.” (Lk 21, 34.36) Times are constantly changing. Although we are …

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‘Tears of joy’ by a nurse from Iloilo

Posted by watchmen
March 21, 2020
Posted in OPINION

“Where human lives are concerned, time is always short, yet the world has witnessed the vast resources that governments can draw upon to rescue financial institutions deemed ‘too big to fail.’” –Pope Benedict XVI   Marjorie Carnaje said there were “tears of joy” when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced their government would commit up …

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The ‘Big Apple’ is about to ‘sleep’

Posted by watchmen
March 20, 2020
Posted in OPINION

“New York is definitely ready for the word of God.” -Billy Graham Based on what I saw at the grocery store earlier this week, it would appear the ‘city that never sleeps’ is starting to doze off. With the number of New Yorkers infected by the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, movement has been restricted. Employers …

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Everything can be an occasion to love

Posted by watchmen
March 20, 2020
Posted in OPINION

To be more precise, everything, regardless of what and how it is, can and should be an occasion, an instrument, a material for loving God and for everybody else. Whether it is good or bad, according to our human standards, or a success or failure, a win or a loss, as long as it is …

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Mga pamilya, dapat mag-usap ng maayos vs. Covid-19

Posted by watchmen
March 19, 2020
Posted in OPINION

INSPIRASYON SA BUHAY: “… Ang magiliw na salita ay nagpapasigla sa buhay, ngunit ang matalas na pangungusap ay masakit sa kalooban…” (Mga Kawikaan 15:4, Ang Tanging Daan Bibliya).   *** MGA PILIPINO, DAPAT MAGDAGDAG NG DISIPLINA VS. COVID-19: Sa patuloy na paglobo ng bilang ng mga dinadapuan ng Covid-19 sa Pilipinas (145 na lahat ang …

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Duterte’s Iloilo-based consultant talk with sense

Posted by watchmen
March 19, 2020
Posted in OPINION

“No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.” –Isaac Asimov   Seldom does the public hear from President Rodrigo Duterte’s consultant for the Western Visayas Jane Javellana but, when she does speak, she speaks with sense. For …

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Gratuitousness

Posted by watchmen
March 18, 2020
Posted in OPINION

This should be the attitude in our self-giving. It has to be done without counting the cost, without expecting any reward. We should not worry about anything, because God knows everything and gives us everything that we need. And he cannot be outdone in generosity. The more we give of ourselves, the more he will …

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Defensor, Treñas in a rare show of teamwork

Posted by watchmen
March 18, 2020
Posted in OPINION

“Unity is strength when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” –Mattie Stepanek When the governor of Iloilo and the Iloilo City mayor sit at one table address the public, there must be something urgent and important. With Governor Arthur Defensor, Jr. and Mayor Geronimo Jerry P. Treñas both issuing executive orders …

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