SEVEN PANDEMIC VIRTUES

eastwind journals, July 22, 2021 By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share this article by sending this blog link – https://eastwindjournals.com/2021/07/22/seven-pandemic-virtues/ Lord, uplift men when I am down. Give me the grace and strength to cope. With you beside me, I have no fears. The seven pandemic virtues in a nutshell help us cope with despairContinue reading “SEVEN PANDEMIC VIRTUES”

THE MAMMOTH BLACK NAZARENE PROCESSION

eastwind journals, July 20, 2021 By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share this article by sending blog link – https://eastwindjournals.com/2021/07/20/the-mammoth-black-nazarene-procession/ Lord, we offer to you, our Messiah, the Filipino people and the Filipino nation. In spite of reports of terrorist bomb threats, the 2019 Black Nazarene procession was the most dramatic and the most massive inContinue reading “THE MAMMOTH BLACK NAZARENE PROCESSION”

DIARY OF MEDIATRIX VISIONARY SR. TERESING

ORIGINAL UNEDITED 36-PAGE MANUSCRIPT eastwind journals, July 19, 2021 By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share this article by sending blog link – https://eastwindjournals.com/2021/07/19/diary-of-mediatrix-visionary-sr-teresing/ Finally, the manuscript was released to the public on the birthday of Mama Mary, September 8, 2020. The late Sister Teresing Castillo, the visionary of Our Lady Mediatrix of All Grace, wroteContinue reading “DIARY OF MEDIATRIX VISIONARY SR. TERESING”

PANDEMIC LESSONS FROM DAVID AND GOLIATH

eastwind journals, July 16, 2021 By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share this article by sending blog link – https://eastwindjournals.com/2021/07/16/lessons-form-david-and-goliath/ Balancing our will with God’s will. In the story of David and Goliath, God showed the Israelites that they could surmount the insurmountable if they remained true to him. The same is true with the Pandemic.Continue reading “PANDEMIC LESSONS FROM DAVID AND GOLIATH”

THE SOUL HAS MANY WINDOWS

eastwind journals, July 8, 2021 By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share this article via blog link = https://eastwindjournals.com/2021/07/08/the-soul-has-many-windows/ The soul has many windows. When one is shut, one or two more open in the name of survival before one starts thinking of suicide. German composer Ludwig Van Beethoven developed a hearing loss. He became depressedContinue reading “THE SOUL HAS MANY WINDOWS”

RIOT RUTH

eastwind journals, July 6, 2021 By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share by sending this blog link – https://eastwindjournals.com/2021/07/06/riot-ruth/ This story was inspired by a retired ex-alcoholic blues singer. Riot Ruth was a legend because she triggered riots in 15 jail concerts across America in a single year. Some wardens hated her for the damage theContinue reading “RIOT RUTH”

SILENT STORM

eastwind journals, April 21, 2021 By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share by sending this blog link – https://eastwindjournals.com/2021/06/29/silent-storm/ As two superpowers prepare for the ‘inevitable’ confrontation, Armageddon, the foreseen nuclear holocaust is being pre-empted by the viral holocaust, where the casualties are far bigger. One involves brute force, a deafening blinding light. The other involvesContinue reading “SILENT STORM”

THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS

eastwind journals, June 18, 2021 By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share by sending this link – https://eastwindjournals.com/2021/06/18/the-secret-to-happiness/ Leila was the caregiver of Jason, a wheel-chaired old man. He was the crankiest man on the face of the Earth, at least, in the eyes of Leila, who was beginning to get a nervous breakdown. He wouldContinue reading “THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS”

THE BALLERINA AND THE NUN

eastwind journals – October 7, 2021 By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share by sending this link – https://eastwindjournals.com/2021/06/13/the-ballerina-and-the-nun/ As Sister Raquel Reodica, RVM, the cancer-healing nun, related this story over the phone, she said she could smell the scent of dama de noche. Strangely, her residence did not have that par­ticular plant. I felt badContinue reading “THE BALLERINA AND THE NUN”

NO CONTEST FOR KUYA GERMS

eastwind journals – May 22, 2021 By Bernie Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share by sending this link – https://eastwindjournals.com/2021/06/13/no-contest-for-kuya-germs/ In August 1991, Sr. Raquel Reodica, RVM, was scheduled to launch a gigantic healing concert at the Araneta Coliseum on the birthday of Mama Mary on September 8. There was a big snag. The plan was in conflictContinue reading “NO CONTEST FOR KUYA GERMS”