Archive for December, 2009
Since it’s Christmas, being the busiest time of the year, Pixelbug Weekend will be on a Holiday Break!
Although, this is actually against my will but my schedule is getting crazier each day…. Pardon me for the late announcement If you are already done with your post, you may leave your link by commenting and I will visit each one within the week.
From my family to yours, may you have a new year filled with joy and harmony and a blessing of a hundred fold…I hope you all enjoy your family’s New Year’s Celebration! I will see you all on January 4…. Mwah!
“It is better to give than to receive.” Iyan ang motto ko at ng aking pamilya tuwing pasko. Kaya naman sa laki ng pamilya ng asawa ko ay mukha kaming santa claus tuwing araw ng pasko. Heto ang mga regalo sa ilalim ng aming Christmas tree, ang iba ay napamigay na. Ang mga iyan ay bubuksan mamayang gabi pagkatapos ng noche buena.
Pero syempre huwag nating kalimutan ang pinakamahalagang regalo na ibinigay sa ating lahat … ang pagdating ni Hesus sa mundong ito upang tayong lahat ay iligtas.
Maligayang Pasko sa inyong lahat at nawa’y patuloy kayong biyayaan ng ating Poong Maykapal!
Christmas is indeed the most wonderful time of the year, however it also comes as the most stressful one with all the presents to buy, school and work activities to attend to and parties to grace your presence with.
Last Saturday do not only highlight this weekend’s activity but probably one of this year’s culminating activity for me… it was my High School Class Reunion. Months of preparation have been put into this, and I am honored to have been part of the organizing committees. Tough job? Yes, but it was truly been a rewarding and enriching experience where old friendships are re-established and new friendships were formed.
It was indeed a night of nostalgic fun where you get to touch base with old friends, reminisce the old times and update one another with what is going on. I was not present during the last reunion, the reason why I did a lot of catching up.
Twenty years after we stepped out of our Alma Mater is one event worthy of a celebration. This event did not only serve as a reunion for our class but more importantly, it was a fund raising event in an effort to give something back to our beloved school. During this event, I saw how great hearts opened up to this worthy cause. I could not help but thank the good Lord for touching the hearts of these people. The power of giving comes from a selfless act and is certainly very appropriate this season of Christmas, where we are reminded of how the Lord came into the world for all of us. And for our class, this is only the beginning…
I hope all of you enjoyed your weekend.
P.S. To all Pixelbug Weekenders : My apologies for not visiting your links lately, aside from the usual busy schedule this Christmas, this is what I am up to.
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Christmas has always been a time for giving but I find giving more meaningful when you extend it to the less fortunate. This weekend, my son’s class decided to hold one of its Christmas get-together by visiting and White Cross Children’s Home. White Cross is a safe have for children, ages 0-6 years, of indigent families, unwed mothers, victims of rape or incest, prisoners, physically or mentally incapacitated parents, tuberculosis patients or those of unknown parents.
This charitable gesture was made possible with the help of our dedicated co-parents from my son’s class. A noble undertaking purely out of volunteerism from people who just plainly want to give back something to society. I signed for this activity not only for its benevolence but more importantly for my son’s awareness. I want him to see how blessed we are and that there are people who are on the other side of the fence that need much help and assistance.
The boys prepared a program for the kids at White Cross and they also get to play games with them. My son enjoyed a round of Statue Dance with one of the kids …
Hubs did his share of entertaining some of the kids. It made me truly proud … kids really love him and he is likewise very fond of children.
McDonald’s was kind enough to donate toys for the children and provide their very cute mascot. With the help of one of my co-parent who was “cool” enough to act as Santa, we distributed toys to each of the children housed in the orphanage. Simple things that brings abundant joy to these children. The twinkle in their eyes are truly priceless. This is what joy is all about, no price tags.
It was indeed a very meaningful weekend for me and my family. A gesture so simple that brings a lot of significance and the lives of these unfortunate little angels.
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LP : HILING (WISH)
Iba’t ibang pamamaraan ang ginagawa ng mga tao kung sila ay humihiling. Depende sa iyong paniniwala, walang tama o mali. Ang mahalaga ay kapag humiling ka ay gawin mo ang nararapat upang maisakatuparan ito. Mahirap namang maghintay na lamang sa wala. Ika nga e…”Nasa Diyos ang awa, nasa tao ang gawa.”
(There are a lot of ways to do your wish. Depending on what you believe in, no once can judge you if its right or wrong. The important thing is that you do the necessary steps in orders to achieve that wish. You just don’t wait for it to happen. According to old adage, “Do your best and God will the rest.”
Christmas is indeed a time for shopping however, it is also a chance for you to grab all the possible earning opportunities. This weekend, I was fortunate to get a place in a small bazaar. The prospect of earning a little cash was quite appealing. I thought of selling my baked goodies, maybe I can chance upon someone who may want to order for their Christmas gift giving, who knows? My kids also took the opportunity and wanted to sell their old clothes, or whats left of it –since most of it was donated to the recent typhoon.
It was the first time for me to sell old clothes since my hubby is not a fan of selling second hand items. His philosophy is to give what you do not use, which is a noble cause if I may say. But then, I was able to convince him telling him that I also wanted the kids to experience how to earn their own money. An entrepremom raising entreprekids.
So it was a weekend at the bazaar but instead of shopping for goods we were the ones selling. The turnout was quite okay for first timers like us. Most importantly the kids enjoyed the stint and learned a thing or two in selling. Here are my kids with my daughter’s friend and my house help.
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Excited ako ngyong linggo dahil nagbalik na ang Litratong Pinoy. Maligayang Pagbabalik, LP! Sa pagbabalik ng LP, Hudyat ang tema.
Ang malamig na hangin, ang mga kumukutitap na mga ilaw at nagagandahang mga Christmas Tree ang naghuhudyat na malapit na ang Pasko. Tulad na lamang sa aming tahanan kung saan maaga akong nagtayo ng Christmas Tree para sa mga bata… para sa akin kasi ang Pasko ay para sa mga bata. Ngunit paran sa inyong lingkod ito ang pinakapaborito kong panahon, kaya feeling ko pasko palagi.
(I am so excited this week because Litratong Pinoy is back. Welcome back, LP! And for their comeback, the theme is SIGN or SIGNAL.
The chilly weather, the beautiful glittering lights, and those lovely Christmas trees adorned with captivating ornaments is a sign that Christmas is near. At home, I always make sure that I put up the tree early for the kids. Christmas is mostly for children. Although for me since this is my favorite time of the year, I feel Christmas everyday.)