Category Archives: Christmas

Filling the Void

The good about Christmas is that it is a joy-filled day in which everybody has the chance to have something joyful for. The thing I hate about Christmas is that because it only comes once in a year, things that … Continue reading

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How are you this Christmas?

When I talk about Christmas, everybody has high hopes and cheerful response. It is understandable, because Christmas is the season of joy. In contrast, I also have a few friends who see this season negatively. Can we blame them? It … Continue reading

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Be the Present

This morning, while waiting for my morning class, I came across the photo in my Facebook Wall. It shows different “Things to Do” during Christmas. This time, however, instead of doing materialistic or selfish things to celebrate the season, it … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Christmas Season

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 26 August – 1 September 2018 “When they saw the star, they were overjoyed.” – Matthew 2:10 This week the world’s longest Christmas season will begin on Saturday. In the Philippines, the Christmas season begins from … Continue reading

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Christmas Past and Present

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 24 – 30 December 2017 “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” Luke 2:11 “Three years ago,” a journal read. “Things are a little … Continue reading

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Rooster Mass

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 10 – 16 December 2017 “A voice is calling, “Clear the way for the Lord in the wilderness; Make smooth in the desert a highway for our God.” Isaiah 40:3 An important tradition in the Philippines … Continue reading

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Different Christmas

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 3 – 9 December 2017 “I wait for the Lord my soul does wait, And in His word do I hope.” Psalm 130:5 Despite October being my favorite year, Christmas remains my favorite season. I have … Continue reading

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Start

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 1 – 7 January 2017 “He who was seated on the throne said, ‘I am making everything new!’ Then he said, ‘Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.’” Revelation 21:5 During the development of … Continue reading

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It’s Just the Beginning!

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 25 – 31 December 2016 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 A friend of mine is disappointed with what many … Continue reading

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Coming Soon

Barasoain Weekly Reflection for 18 – 24 December 2016 “A voice is calling: ‘Clear the way for the LORD in the wilderness; Make smooth in the desert a highway for our God.’” Isaiah 40:3 In televisions, upcoming shows and movies are generally … Continue reading

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