About Anne Cabrieto

Anne Cabrieto is a part-time phone banker and a full-time dreamer. Once upon a time, she studied to be a doctor. Her hobbies include playing golf, swimming, writing, reading books, volunteering, cloud-watching, to name a few.. Her personal heroes include Blessed Pope John Paul II, Blessed Mother Teresa, St. Therese of the Child Jesus, and St. Joan of Arc.
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How much love do you get?

Being on the receiving end of love most of my life, I rarely thought about the sacrifices my parents and loved ones made for me. I know that God loves me through my family and friends, and I do my be...
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When beauty is hidden…

While wrapping Christmas gifts for several special people, such a feeling of joy overcame me. I imagined my loved ones anticipating opening these gifts at the right time – on Christmas day. I c...
(Photo: Thorn Yang)

What are you waiting for?

I used to be a very impatient person. My family and friends could attest to this. But when I reached my 20s, I made a resolve to be patient and participate in God’s mysteries instead of just anticipa...
(Photo: Stefanus Martanto Setyo Husodo)

Why the heart never forgets

(a medical-theological themed hugot) In school, I always thought the most important skill is to have good memory. To learn the ways of the world and to remember them, to memorize facts, theories, equ...
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Breaking one’s legs

“I have heard that shepherds gently break the bones of their sheep’s legs if these sheep are rogue sheep or are hard-headed.” This is one of those interesting practices that I came across...
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Sacred Heart of Jesus

“I don’t care what they say; I’m in love with you. They try to pull me away but they don’t know the truth. My heart is crippled by a vein that I keep on closing. You cut me open and I keep bleeding, ...
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On Silent Mode for Jesus

So much for Lenten sacrifice: I gained weight by eating a lot of food, especially nuts and going to a lot of parties. I even started splurge shopping again for clothes, shoes and other trinkets and I...
Thousands of young people came to listen to Pope Francis' words in UST, Jan. 18, 2015. (Photo: YP)

The best ‘Pope Francis moment’

My favorite event during the papal visit was the youth encounter where I saw Pope Francis just 2 feet away from me. But I failed to get a decent picture because I was trying to give him a personal le...