Monday, December 13, 2010

Rooster's Mass


This week, it’s about to start. In Spanish it was called as the Misa de Gallo, phrase Midnight Mass, more literally translated as "Rooster's Mass". 

Why is it called as the Rooster’s Mass? Based on what I have read, it owes to the idea that a rooster would have been among the first to witness the birth of Jesus, and thus be the one to announce it. The prayer is done early morning on Christmas Eve, and it is the last day of a nine-day (December 16 to December 24) ritual known as Simbang Gabi. Completing the nine days culminating with the Misa de Gallo is equal to a wish come true, and many Filipinos believe this centuries-old promise to this day. Even I do believe on this, so I want to complete the whole simbang gabi 2010 as much as I can. Wishing that one day all my wishes will come true. But not only that, for me it’s a night of sacrifice for Jesus. Patiently waiting for the coming of the Messiah. 

And of course what completes the Rooster’s Mass is the selling of traditional Filipino food, such as  

puto bumbong (a purple colored rice pastry, seasoned with grated-coconut and brown sugar),

tsokolate (a hot chocolate drink),   

bibingka (flour and egg cakes cooked on top and under),  

hot pandesal  

and salabat, or ginger tea, 

which are sold by vendors to the faithful outside churches.

I am so excited for the Dawn Mass this Thursday. I will be at Don Bosco Church Makati City
See you there!:)

Friday, December 10, 2010

Wish a wish a wish a wish, wish wish!

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November...DECEMBER!

Consist of
Eleven months of happiness,
Eleven months of trials,
Eleven months of ups and downs,
Eleven months of mixed emotions,
After eleven months of waiting,
Once again, Holiday Season is fast approaching..

Isn’t great to feel that we’ve almost end the year 2010?
Lots of people to thank with, for the precious moments,
Most of all our Dear God, for the continuous blessings
Back then, when I was a kid, my mom kept on reminding me, to write all my wishes in a piece of paper and left it under the Christmas tree cause Santa might visit our home and get my wish list for Christmas.
So ridiculous, I remember I wrote same wishes every year! Hahaha! And it was all granted yearly! Hahaha!

But Hey! Have you listed your wish list for Christmas 2010?
Well, I’m done with it! ;)

Below is my Top 10 List of Wishes:
(I didn’t reveal all, but I want to publish some, it might granted by YOU! Yes, Y.O.U)

1.)    Huggable Teddy (at Robinson Php300.00)

2.)    Nokia C3 phone (nokia store)

3.)    Hotdog Pillow (blue magic)

4.)    Bag Holder (landmark)

5.)    Dress (S/M)

6.)    Shoes (6 or 7)

7.)    Coffee Mug / tumbler ( starbucks)

8.)    Planner for 2011 (starbucks)

9.)    Lucky Charm Accessories (China town)

10.)    BOYFRIEND (elsewhere!LOL)

Enough! Hahaha!
Oh, Santa.. Please grant all those wishes one day.. I’ve been a good girl for the past eleven months.. LOL!:D
You? where is your  wish list? I suggest you must also publish, it might granted by someone out there :)

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Express of Gratitude

This is it, my first blog entry. Finally, after a couple of weeks idle on my site due to some activities wasn’t able to publish anything, shame on my part! Hahaha! Creating my own blog is not intentionally, I was just force to have one by Mr. Arvin Vicente (kulit kasi ng taong to) hahaha! According to him, its fun to have your own blog, you can able to share your ideas and experience to others, might as well be able to relate to your situation and so on. I have also a pal whose writing blog several years from now, special mention to Mr. Axl Guinto, official blogger, kept on buzzing me his site and ask to drop some comments. Hahaha peace bro! ;) I enjoyed reading his blog entry anyway. Yeah, so this is it! So excited to drop my first entry! Yehey! Honestly, I don’t know how to start with, what will be my topic, what if no one will read my non sense writings, will I impart some ideas with others, how many will follow my blog site…waaah! Lots of mind boggling! But, I’ll give it a try, as much as I can. This is not an informative entry yet just to give thanks to these two people who encouraged me to sit back and hit that keyboard! ;)