The Lenten Season is fast-approaching. And I so look forward to the long holidays it brings. I’m not a very religious person but I always see Lent as a time to slow down, meditate and connect with God. I also think that this is the perfect opportunity to reflect on my life and how I could make it more meaningful not only for myself but for the people around me.
This Holy Week, I plan to relax and do uncomplicated things. I want to get as much rest as I could get. I want to spend as much time as I could with my family. I also want the same for my husband. That’s why we have decided to spend time equally between his family and mine. Fair deal, ayt?
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Today is the last day of work in the office. Seriously, I can’t wait to clock out and go home. I’m sure a lot of people are busy today making last-minute plans for the Holy Week. It could be an out-of-town beach escapade, a visit to your favorite church/shrine, or simply meditating at home. As for me, I don’t have any plans for the Holy Week but to spend lots of time with my family. I plan to cook my favorite dishes, watch DVDs, read books, tend our mini vegetable garden and of course, pray and meditate along with the rest of my family.
We’re going home to Cavite tomorrow afternoon, right after doing the traditional Visita Iglesia with the boyfriend’s family. I also can’t wait to check out the new refrigerator I bought for my mom (that’s the shallow me speaking). This is the first time my family is spending Holy Week together and we decided to make it as simple as possible. Actually, we wanted at first to go swimming with the boyfriend’s family but the plan didn’t push thru due to logistic reasons. So, we’re just staying home.
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