Tiny Traces of Christmas-WPC

I live in a tiny townhouse on Gingham Lane. It provides convenient inspiration for this week’s challenge Tiny     Filipinos start anticipating the holidays as soon as the “ber” months begin. Christmas decorations are up in homes as soon as Halloween paraphernalia goes down. (Thanksgiving is for Americans) Rather than have a Christmas tree…

An Angel on Good Friday : Day 14 Scale 

Good Friday in the Philippines is a quiet holiday.  It is the only South East Asian nation that is 90 % Roman Catholic.   Most Catholics would have completed the required 7 churches after the service for Washing of the Feet and the Blessed Sacrament is in the Altar of Repose.  On Good Friday, Catholics…

Double Meanings – Alphabet for the Weekly Photo Challenge

In a small home, it didn’t seem we had room for everything.   I love decorative items with letters and when it didn’t fit in the living room, we found space for our beloved letters here.     This is exactly what we want to create in the home.  A home where everyone feels love and…

Pit Señor

It is mid-January, the City of Cebu is abuzz with holy excitement over the Sinulog Festival.   It is the festival to honor the Señor (the “Santo Niño” or the Holy Child) that was said to have started in 1521 when the explorer Ferdinand Magellan used the Catholic faith to befriend the native ruling families in…