Destiny, Sweet Mystery

"Dr. Lourdes Reynes Quisumbing’s life journey is reflected in a series of creative endeavors that are found in her poetry and songs.  Her musical compositions provide us with a rich tapestry of sounds that speak of her experiences, relationships, values, musings and reflections as a child, wife, mother, grandmother and educator – inspiring us to achieve greater heights for love of God, family and country. It is a book that seeks to rouse us from slumber and find hope with each new day. It is as much about dreams, as it is about possibilities. The melodies of the songs evoke a quiet, solitary gentleness that create a brand of lyricism, combined with lyrics that are direct and firm in resolve – characteristics that bespeak of the woman who composed them. It is a rich harvest of songs with timeless qualities that will stay close to the heart and warm the soul for generations to come. It is the fruit of a life lived fully well."  Josefino Chino Toledo, Executive Director, Miriam College Music Center


This is a music book with a music CD.  Available at the Miriam College Bookstores or contact