The holy week has commenced and it’s a time for prayer and sacrifice.
I tread the line between agnostic and practicing Catholic. I can’t call myself a devout Catholic but I like believing in a god. I don’t keep a strict schedule but I pray. Roman Catholicism to me, is pure and simple, being a good person, to yourself and to others, no matter what their religion may be. I’m betting that’s a common thread among all religions.
My country, the Philippines, is mostly made up of people who were raised and so are, roman catholic. This religion is a Spanish colonial inheritance. A favorite line of the struggling Filipino is this:
“We may not have enough money to eat but at least we got our money the good way and that we are happy.” … More The pursuit of financial literacy doesn’t make you less spiritual