Just Asking with Ptr Peter Banzon Our income has been affected by the pandemic. What should I do? This year, I don’t think I’ll be able to give the same amount of Christmas gifts to my children. Children always look forward to receiving gifts at Christmas while parents take great delight in giving it to their beloved kids. But our nation’s economy has been hit hard by the long pandemic affe ...[Read More]
Our income has been affected by the pandemic
Dealing with Grief during Christmas
by Alleana Fuentes, MS, Mental Health Therapist Here is a pinch of insight from Alleana: … grief or pighati, ito ay “natural, normal, emotional response as a result of a loss.”… Any sort of loss can bring about this sensation this response, this feeling of grief. … being available with our presence is the best thing that we can offer. Minsan, kinekwestyon pa natin yung mga tao kung nakapag-move on ...[Read More]
Christmas or Pandemic? Celebrate or Complain?
by Faith Nacarato For the second year in a row, we are celebrating Christmas season during the COVID-19 pandemic. By now everyone is feeling fatigued from the last 18 months (as of this writing it’s been 535 days of lockdown for us here in Manila). We have all experienced losses – jobs/livelihoods, loved ones, health, time, relationships, opportunities, the “old normal”. Some may be feeling like t ...[Read More]
From My Heart (Issue 71)
Moms, I hope and pray that after reading the articles in this issue, you will be filled with hope and find a reason to be merry no matter what circumstance you’re in. May your heart overflow with gladness as you ponder on His goodness. Have a Merry Christmas!
How do I answer my 5-year-old boy when he asks who Jesus is?
Introducing Jesus to your son is the most important thing you will ever do.
Jesus’ Hands and Feet
If we can’t afford to give tons of goods, then let’s start small. Here are some Organic Home Charitable Works we can start with.
Can Christmas Still Be Merry?
Normally, as Christmas day approaches, glittering malls and marketplaces are packed with people, but with the present situation caused by the pandemic, will this Christmas be the same?
Happy Healthy Christmas | Moms Magazine 63
This Christmas, let us reflect on how Christ’s birth has affected our lives not only during the season but each day of the year.
My kids ask about Santa
How should I answer my kids’ question about Santa Claus when all his little cousins believe in him? When kids ask about Santa Claus, telling them the truth at a young age is important. The Bible commands us to speak the truth. Santa Claus does not fly with Rudolf the reindeer, he does not leave gifts tucked in socks or under the tree. There is no Santa Claus who sees kids when they are sleeping, w ...[Read More]
Stretching Your Pesos this Holiday Season: Eight Tips for Handling Finances for the ‘Ber’ Months
by Hazel A.B. Javier Does it sometimes feel like the holidays “take” your money away and then you are left with a lot of debt the following year? Don’t lose hope, we can have an enjoyable debt-free kind of Christmas season. Here are eight tips for us who want to give our loved ones the best they deserve but also need to pay our regular bills. S-tewardship is key. All our time, talents and treasure ...[Read More]