Archive for January 20th, 2015

Things are as they were six days ago –

the unopened book,

muddled thoughts that keep intruding,

lovely words that need to be said.

My mind is full of lessons

I have yet to digest

I have yet to write about

I am inspired

and the euphoria hasn’t waned yet.

his words touched my soul.

And I am thankful.

The memories

make me smile

and they make me laugh.

They feed my mind

with unspoken words.

that will remain

forever in my heart.




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Photo credit: CBCP. Inset is mine.

Photo credit: CBCP. Inset is mine.

I love this picture of Pope Francis in front of the iconic Arch of  the Centuries at the UST campus. Every year, freshmen take the traditional “Freshmen Welcome Walk” by passing through the Arch of the Centuries as a symbol of ‘becoming Thomasians’ because the same Arch was the doorway of the University when it was still in Intramuros. This is called the ‘Rite of Passage’. When they graduate, they walk through the same Arch facing Espana Blvd. It is a “symbolic act of their “readiness to face the challenges of professional life and fulfill the mission of serving the Church, the nation and the family as future Thomasian professionals.”


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