Volume 4 – Images that Touch and Heal

Five images of the suffering and healing Christ. eastwind journals, April 14, 2020 By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share with friends via this blog link –  https://eastwindjournals.com/2022/04/14/volume-5-images-that-touch-and-heal/ p457 p451 p202 p474 p317 MORE INSPIRING ARTICLES – click ‘HOME’ (top right of this page) or go to eastwindjournals.com. FOR THOSE WHO NEED HEALING, spiritual or physicalContinue reading “Volume 4 – Images that Touch and Heal”

The Soldier and the Nun

This story is inspired by true characters and events. Dimataling, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines, early 70s. The place is a “no man’s land” of Christian soldiers and Muslim rebels killing each other. Sister Josephine of the Medical Mission Sisters stays on to service the health needs of both Christian and Muslim civilians. How does sheContinue reading “The Soldier and the Nun”

The Orphan Girl – A True Story

A girl, raped by her stepfather for seven years, is rescued by an orphanage. It takes years before her trauma vanishes, from total darkness to turn into blinding light. eastwind journals – Jan. 30, 2021 (archives tr70v2) By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share with friends this touching story = https://eastwindjournals.com/2022/04/01/the-orphan-girl-a-true-story/ This was related by anContinue reading “The Orphan Girl – A True Story”

Please Pray this Act of Consecration of Russia and Ukraine

For those who missed the global telecast, here is the text of the Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Russia and Ukraine by Pope Francis. Say the prayer on your own for peace in Ukraine and the whole world. Join the millions who prayed with Pope Frances during the telecast, doneContinue reading “Please Pray this Act of Consecration of Russia and Ukraine”

Volume 3 – Images that Touch and Heal

A Child’s Prayer / Turning Stones into Bread (03.17.2022) eastwind journals, March 17, 2022 (archives images vol3) By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share with friends –  https://eastwindjournals.com/2022/03/17/volume-3-images-that-touch-and-heal/ 158 612 613 606 602 MORE INSPIRING ARTICLES – click ‘HOME’ (top right of page) or go to eastwindjournals.com. FOR THOSE WHO NEED HEALING, spiritual or physical (depression,Continue reading “Volume 3 – Images that Touch and Heal”

Serendipity – Bumping into an Exotic Place by ‘Accident’

When I attended the WTO conference in Hongkong as a journalist circa 2005, I was billeted with the ‘leftist trouble-makers’ in a hotel far from the city center’. Not that I was a leftist, just a hard-hitting writer. I naughtily went AWOL from covering the street rallies, too old for such violent affairs. Instead, IContinue reading “Serendipity – Bumping into an Exotic Place by ‘Accident’”

Marian Messages to Ukraine

The intimacy of the Blessed Virgin with the Ukrainian people dates back to the 19th century. The Virgin, throughout the centuries, has appeared to the Ukrainian people time and again. The Virgin loves the Ukrainian people in their moment of crisis. eastwind journals, March 7, 2022 (archive tr217) By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share thisContinue reading “Marian Messages to Ukraine”

Volume 2 – Images that Touch and Heal

In harsh war-torn places, gentleness sometimes emerges amid violence, hope amid despair, and joy amid depression. This story is inspired by true characters and events. Images that Touch and Heal – volume 2 Seven Marian Posters. eastwind journals, February 2, 2022, (archive images vol2) By Bernie V. Lopez, eastwindreplyctr@gmail.com Share with friends – https://eastwindjournals.com/2022/03/02/images-that-touch-and-heal-vol-2/ MOREContinue reading “Volume 2 – Images that Touch and Heal”