Of course, we’re human, which makes this whole New Year’s resolution thing so difficult. We approach it with the resolve to power through it on our own volition. We want to decide what we should do, why we should do it, and how we’ll accomplish our goal.
Wherever we went in the rural areas, and even in some not-so-rural ones, we were accompanied by the crowing of roosters. So much for this naive city-girl’s notion that roosters crow only in the morning. The Filipino roosters crow all day long.
At first it was a novelty. Then, it got a little annoying. And then it began to have a deep symbolic meaning for me.
Break your fast. Let your spirit of penitence turn to a spirit of joy. Rejoice, for the Lord is near. Wait…what? What season are we in? Don’t panic. We’re still in Advent. The calendar months have not slipped by without notice and you are not losing your mind. The fact Read more…