22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God. Alternative translation: "We must go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of God," (Acts 14:21-27)
Please think about that one phrase. This was the first reading if you attended mass today. Of course it is relevant again to our times. Our times where people try to anchor sentimentality because they have no practicality to attach to their candidate of choice.
The idea of going through obstacles to be worthy of your goal is nothing new. This is a universal theme. Whatever movie you watch or book you read, the hero is credible and earns your admiration for going through trials and tribulations. The hardships makes them what they are. As I have always said, Noynoy is not made by trials but he is made and defined by his LAST NAME. Not by anything else. If that does not speak to the ignorance of his followers I don't know what does.
Laban means fight.There he is flashing the Laban hand sign that made his dad famous. His dad was jailed and accused of many things. I should know. I was alive in 1978. His dad wore a bullet proof vest that day Aug 21 1983. What has Noynoy ever fought? Anyone? Anything? Look at where I got that quote from. The Acts of the Apostles. It's not the rhetoric of the Apostles or the thoughts. It was the Acts. What are Noynoy's acts? Anyone? Anything? What did he do to be worthy of the highest office? Anyone? Anything?