Category Archives: The Lord is my chef

blog of Fr. Nick Lalog

“Disappointments- and Surprises -await us in Heaven” – The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe Week XXI-C, 25 August 2019

The Lord concludes his series of “shock preaching” today with a big bang by dousing us with a big disappointment… Someone asked him, “Lord, will only a few people be saved?” He answered them, “Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I tell you, will attempt to enter but will not be strong […]

“Girding loins and guarding self”: The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe for the Soul, Wk. XIX-C, 11 August 2019

One of the series I am following at Netflix is“Money Heist”. It is very suspenseful because unlike other crime series, its plot is unpredictable and spiced with amusing conversations. Like one episode when the lead character called Professor repeatedly mentioned to the Police Inspector during their first date of how he is not a “Basic Instinct” material, […]

“Christ’s “Win-Win” Solution for Humanity”: The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe 23 February 2019, Week VII, Year C

The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe 23 February 2019, Week VII, Year C 1Samuel 26:2, 7-9, 12-13, 22-23///1Corinthians 15:45-49///Luke 6:27-38 Life, sometimes, is a series of “good news-bad news” situation like the Beatitudes preached by Jesus during His sermon on the plain last week:  the blessings are the good news while the woes are the […]

“The Beatitudes of Jesus, Paradoxes Of Discipleship”: The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe 17 February 2019, Week VI, Year C

The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe 17 February 2019, Week VI, Year C Jeremiah 17:5-8///1Corinthians 15:12, 16-20///Luke 6:17, 20-26             A paradox is a statement that seems contradictory but may be true in fact.  From the Greek words para for beyond and doxa for opinion, a paradox promotes critical thinking and deep introspection […]

“Jesus Christ Alone Is Our Master and Lord”: The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe 10 February 2019, Week V, Year C

The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe 10 February 2019, Week V, Year C Isaiah 6:1-2, 3-8///1Corinthians 15:1-11///Luke 5:1-11              For the past three weeks we have seen how Luke had been true to his intent of writing in an “orderly sequence” the events in the life of Jesus Christ so we may realize the “certainty of the […]

“Christ, the Sign of Contradiction”: The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe 03 February 2019, Week IV, Year C

The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe 03 February 2019, Week IV, Year C Jeremiah 1:4-5, 17-19///1Corinthians 12:31-13:3///Luke 4:21-30             We had a rare weekend yesterday in the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord that wonderfully complemented our gospel on this Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time.  Recall that last […]

“Living As God’s Children”: The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe, 20 January 2019 Feast of the Sto. Nino, Week II, Year C

The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe, 20 January 2019 Feast of the Sto. Nino, Week II, Year C Isaiah 9:1-6///Ephesians 1:3-6, 15-18///Luke 2:41-52             Sometimes when we look at our religious celebrations we get the impression that we as a people seem to be very ritualistic and even fanatics.  […]

“This 2019, Handle Life with Prayer”: The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, 13 January 2019

The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, 13 January 2019 Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-10///Titus 2:11-14; 3:4-7///Luke 3:15-16, 21-22             Today is the last Sunday of the Christmas season that closes with the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.  But that does not mean […]

“Epiphany: New Beginnings in Christ”: Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, 06 January 2019

The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, 06 January 2019 Isaiah 60:1-6///Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6///Matthew 2:1-12             Metro Manila’s main thoroughfare is called EDSA for Epifanio delos Santos Avenue.  Its namesake is a famous scholar from the province of Rizal whose name means “manifestation” or […]

“Meeting Jesus in 2019 with Mary”: The Lord Is My Chef New Year Recipe Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, 01 January 2019

The Lord Is My Chef New Year Recipe Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, 01 January 2019 Numbers 6:22-27///Galatians 4:4-7///Luke 2:16-21             One of my favorite sayings came from the waiting the room of our former family dentist Dr. Eddie Calalec of Meycauyan, Bulacan that says, “Time is fast for those […]

“On Becoming Children of God”: The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe Feast of the Holy Family, 30 December 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Sunday Recipe Feast of the Holy Family, 30 December 2018 1 Samuel 1:20-22, 24-28///1 John 3:1-2, 21-24///Luke 2:41-52          Christmas reminds us that Jesus Christ comes through our family in the same manner He came through the husband and wife of Joseph and Mary.  It is right […]

“Christmas: A Decision To Choose Jesus, Our Highest Good”: The Lord Is My Chef Christmas Recipe 2018

The Lord Is My Chef Christmas Recipe 2018             My dearest readers,             A blessed Christmas to you all!  Thank you very much in joining me in this journey with our Lord Jesus Christ.  Thank you very much for following and “liking” my blogs.  It […]