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DAILY GRACES

The Touched by Grace Blog

 

More on Birthdays

As a child, I remember there were only two things I looked forward to: my birthday and Jesus's. For sure it was a time to get gifts, to...

On CCTV

Our family went on a trip to Singapore years ago. It's well-known that crime is very low in the city, though there were no policemen in...

Live with the End in Mind

Last week, my consciousness awakened to the thought that our life on earth is limited, and that we do not know when our dear Lord will...

On the Communion of Saints

As All Saints' Day draws near, I am reminded of the "communion of saints" that is mentioned in the Apostle's Creed. These words bring...

Best Advice

Everyone has been on both ends of an advice. What are some of the best advice you have received? Do you remember some of the best advice...

Journey or Destination?

Asking which is more important - journey or the destination, is like asking which is paramount: is it nature or nurture? One cannot have...

What's in a Name?

A rose by any other name will smell as sweet. - Romeo and Juliet If you had a choice, would you choose the name you carry now? I know my...

October Feast Days

February and October are the busiest birthday months for our family. But October seems to outshine February because of my many devotions...

On Milestone Anniversaries

I thought we'll be celebrating our 30th anniversary this year. Apparently, it will only be our 29th. I was never good at math. God knows...

On Real Problems

Today is the death anniversary of dear cousin - more specifically, a generous, selfless, magnanimous, kind-hearted, loving, and dear...

On Connecting

Mom passed away on Aug. 27, 2012. She has made her presence felt at least once every year since she passed away. How could I then think...

On Olympic and Other Goals

Olympics 2021 ended. It was an awesome display of Japanese cutting edge technology and creativity as well as of global athletic prowess...

August Reflections

August 1 news augurs gloomy days ahead. A dear aunt texted that her daughter's brain tumor surgery has been cancelled. MRI showed...

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 fifteen years ago from what began as a bleed in the brain, followed by multiple organ...

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...

 

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