UDOY: The Young King

The snitch Albina paid to spy on her son, just told her that, once again, Udoy sneaked from his duties to play Cara y Cruz, a heads and tails coin gambling game. Hurriedly, she clutched her whipping stick and rushed to the sidestreet where the young boys played.


This aunt’s passing was very painful to everyone who knew her yet joyous at the same time as her suffering was rewarded with sainthood in God’s kingdom. She is indeed the family saint and guardian angel.


The LORD’s Answer:  “Look at the nations, watch– and be utterly amazed.  For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told.” Habakkuk 1:5-6


His funny laugh whenever he made jokes to make me smile. I didn’t understand most of them but his laughter was always contagious.


The realization of the body’s fragility was a revelation. Being a sentimental person, I knew my heart is fragile so I kept away from what might break it and it was hard work. Foolishly, I discounted the fact of the body’s wear and tear specially it’s expiration date. I recently added it to my “Handle with Care” list.