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DAILY GRACES

The Touched by Grace Blog

 

On Time

It seemed only days ago when I blogged that we have already begun the second half of 2021, and it seems that the holidays are just around...

On Requests upon Death

My father unexpectedly passed away on July 25 from what began as a bleed in the brain, followed by multiple organ failure, and a fatal...

Half-full or Half-empty

Is the glass half-empty or half-full? These two descriptions are the same. But how we see them affect how we go through life. How we see...

On Visions and Goals

It's the second week of the second half of this year! I'm starting to see oranges and browns, greens and reds in the near future. My...

A Time for Everything-July 4

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 1 [a]There is an appointed time for everything, and a time for every affair under the heavens. 2 A time to give birth,...

On St. John the Baptist

I have a few family and friends who celebrate birthdays and anniversaries on June 24, the Feast of St. John the Baptist. I learned from...

On How to be a Dad

Biologically, it is quite easy. In all other aspects, it takes deliberate effort, time, and lots of sacrificial love. So how does one...

On Weeding

Many decades ago, weed did not mean the same thing as it does now. :D In the seventies, Mom used to weed the grass Saturday afternoons,...

What Would Transform You?

'When Jesus arrived at the official's house and saw the flute players and the crowd who were making a commotion, he said, "Go away! The...

Feast of the Blessed Trinity

I do not remember when I felt the beauty of the Glory Be prayer first touch my heart. I know I've been praying it since time immemorial....

HAPPY PENTECOST

Someone texted me with an urgent message on Friday. The church lady asked me to give a testimony of the Holy Spirit today on Pentecost...

Tax Time

Whenever Mom heard someone complaining about taxes, her reply was, "Grandfather always said that it's a blessing to pay taxes because it...

It's a Month to FD!

Mother's Day just ended. I took advantage of the day and slept at midnight. I wanted to relish everything that happened yesterday. (I'm...

Mother's Day Regrets

When I was young, Mom often shared her stories. More often than not, if I already knew her story, I told her that I had already heard it....

On Firsts of the Month

I've blogged many times that I love new beginnings - New Year, Easter, Christmas and the firsts of the month. I feel I can restart my...

St. Therese of Lisieux

Lately, I've been needing guidance on major decisions to be made. I sought the intercession of St. Therese in these matters, and she has...

The Missed Flight

This video was supposed to have been published last Friday, but instead I mistakenly reposted "A Birthday Wish." This story is too good...

On Habits

2021 is a quarter done! If you set some NY resolutions this year, how are you doing? It's been a couple of weeks now since I started...

On Birthday Wishes

If we cannot forgive others by ourselves, then we need help from Someone who knows our hearts. Wishing you a blessed Divine Mercy Sunday!...

 

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