Angel Thought for the Day
Give your troubles to God.
He will be up all night anyway.
He will not allow your foot to slip;
He who keeps you will not slumber Psalm 121:3
Now that the Supreme Court ruling is out in favor of FPJ we might have some sanity back in our national life? We hope and pray because we have enough problems and the threat of the Poe supporters to rampage if their candidate is disqualified has sent our peso tumbling down and kept the investors away!For Senator Ping Lacson, the decision was the last nail that sealed the coffin on any hopes of unification for the Opposition. He is still determined to go to it alone and will not bow to FPJ.Raul Roco wants to focus on platforms now, and more so PGMA who is riding high and has caught up with FPJ in the latest SWS surveys. Yes, we must be doing some things very right and yes, her supporters are increasing in numbers. They are also realizing that they had better be more active in their support for her or be drowned out by the other camps.
Hard work and her experience in governance as well as the continuing success of the crackdown on illegal drugs with the discovery of big shabu laboratories have helped the Presidents ratings. We also agree with DILG Joey Lina that those who rent out their warehouses or big houses should be more discriminating in choosing their tenants.But then, unfortunately, it is also a fact that most landlords simply want their properties to be rented out and turn a profit for them! Many landlords dont (and cant) check their tenants backgrounds or financial capabilities. It is enough that they pay several months in advance.Landlords could be held liable for their tenants violations of the law, Lina noted, especially if their properties are used as factories or storage places for illegal drugs!
Here is a feel good item Last month, ten Benedictine nuns from the Eucharistic King Abbey in Vigan, Ilocos Sur visited President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in Malacanang. They were treated to a tour of the Palace and then they had lunch with the President and PCSO chairman Honey Girl de Leon.The nuns were delighted with their tour and lunch and warmly thanked the President who took time out from her busy schedule to be with them. The nuns also thanked President Gloria for assisting them re-built their church and abbey, the Immaculate Heart of Mary Abbey which had burnt down last January 14. President Arroyo visited Vigan six days later for the celebration of the 25th Episcopal Anniversary of Archbishop Edmundo Abaya and when she learned of the plight of the homeless nuns, she immediately went to them with Honey Girl. …