CHRISTMAS WITH ARABS AND JEWS

I was hitchhiking through Europe as a young man in the 70s. After six months on the road, I ended up in Athens in the dead of winter, passing from Italy to Yugoslavia. In Athens, I bumped into the most bizarre Christmas of my life. (Excerpt from the book WINGS AND WANDERLUST – DISCOVERING YOURContinue reading “CHRISTMAS WITH ARABS AND JEWS”

CATALYSTS TO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN CRISIS

The goal of this article in explaining and analyzing the Church in crisis is to see the weaknesses and help find solutions, not to criticize or demean it. This is a constructive criticism of the Church, which is as human as it is divine, and needs our prayers. This is a summary of past EastwindContinue reading “CATALYSTS TO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN CRISIS”

OF HUMAN TRAFFICKERS AND SEX SLAVES

eastwind journals, October 29, 2021 By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com A single mother sold her ten-year-old daughter to clients to be able to feed her family. The child agreed but turned numb and withdrawn. This story was told by an orphanage who eventually rescued the girl from her mother. The child agreed to be rescuedContinue reading “OF HUMAN TRAFFICKERS AND SEX SLAVES”

FR. SUAREZ ALMOST BEHEADED IN SAUDI

It was a miracle how healing priest Fr. Suarez got out of it. His healing prayer went viral. People reported they were healed online. This Saudi story was related to the author by one from the inner circle of Fr. Fernando Suarez at a crowded fund-raising party. eastwind journals, October 24, 2021 By Bernie V.Continue reading “FR. SUAREZ ALMOST BEHEADED IN SAUDI”

MUSIC – THE WINDOW OF THE SOUL

Music is the window of the soul which radiates to other souls, whether it be Gregorian Chant that inspires prayer or Rock that triggers a trance or Classical that brings inner peace. Here are the stories of two musicians. eastwind journals, October 12, 2021 By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share via link/URL, Facebook, or TwitterContinue reading “MUSIC – THE WINDOW OF THE SOUL”

U.S. ABORTION-LAW WAR INTENSIFIES

In the U.S., abortion has evolved from a religious to a political issue, between pro-abortion Democrats (with exceptions) and anti-abortion Republicans (with exceptions). It has also split the U.S. Bishops Conference on the issue of ‘no-communion’ for Biden and pro-abortionists. Florida takes a cue from Texas, launching its own anti-abortion law. A judge issues anContinue reading “U.S. ABORTION-LAW WAR INTENSIFIES”

A CHURCH BUILT BY CANCER PATIENTS

In the early days of the Mother Ignacia Healing Center in Novaliches, there was no chapel. Sister Raquel Reodica, RVM, the Lord’s ‘cancer-healer’, conducted the healing sessions in the open air, subject to rain and sun. One day, in a sudden downpour, everyone got soaking wet. Sr. Raquel said the rain was ‘healing water’. AContinue reading “A CHURCH BUILT BY CANCER PATIENTS”

eastwind posters – vol. 3 – 5 golds for Mama Mary

The goal of the EASTWIND POSTER SERIES is to inspire you and bring you closer to the Lord. The Lord reigns in cyberspace. She brings victory to those who pray to her. First Filipino Weightlifting Gold beats China by a hair. Free download, no copyright permission needed if used non-commercially, credits embedded in posters. ShareContinue reading “eastwind posters – vol. 3 – 5 golds for Mama Mary”