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A practical Christmas NO HOLDS BARRED Armida Siguion-Reyna 12/09/2011

Friday, December 9, 2011

A practical Christmas

NO HOLDS BARRED
Armida Siguion-Reyna
12/09/2011
Seventeen days to go before Christmas. Given the squabbling from left and right of frame, here’s a stanza of the one song combatants would perhaps do well to heed, if at least only for the season.

Ngayon ay Pasko Na
Ngayon ay Pasko na/Panahon na maligaya
Ang mga kalungkutan atin munang kalimutan/
At ang mga kaaway ating kaibiganin/ At kung Pasko’y tapos na/
Saka na lang muling awayin

I know I can’t force people to kiss and make up, as I in my younger days couldn’t be convinced to give up a fight. What’s additional cause for worry is the fretting and worrying over the season’s tradition of gift-giving. To give or not to give in this time of want, this is the question, in the month where Santa Claus seems to be purposely hiding. He’s nowhere to be found in the US, not in Europe, nawala na lang siyang bigla.... MORE
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