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My message for you this Christmas 2007

It’s my third Christmas away from home. Many things have happened, and the most life-changing of all is the departure of our dearest mother Gilda to celebrate Christmas with none other the Celebrant Himself – Jesus, in heaven. This is our first Christmas without her.Probably this is what it really means to celebrate Christmas - when everything else is gone, when material blessings have disappeared; when we start to experience the weariness of a failing health because of aging and sickness; when we start spending Christmas away from home and our loved ones …This might be the real meaning of Christmas, when the Christ had to make the ultimate sacrifice by becoming human and at moment of his birth, was immediately rejected by people, to take refuge in a stable.But inside that stable, fullest and warmest LOVE is felt, one of a purest kind; a LOVE that emanates from the CHRIST CHILD and flowing most immensely to the Blessed Mother who, in awe and wonder, pondered all these in her loving he…

Christmas in Heaven

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Photo: Archdiocese of Milwaukee Catholic Cemeteries

Lovingly dedicated to Nanay

"Christmas in Heaven" I see the countless Christmas trees
around the world below
with tiny lights like heaven's stars
reflecting on the snow.
The sight is so spectacular,
please wipe away that tear
for I am spending Christmas
with Jesus Christ this year.
I hear the many Christmas songs
that people hold so dear
but the sounds of music can't compare
with the Christmas choir up here.
I have no words to tell you
of the joy their voices bring
for it is beyond description
to hear the angels sing.
I know how much you miss me,
I see the pain inside your heart
for I am spending Christmas
with Jesus Christ this year.
I can't tell you of the splendor
or the peace here in this place
Can you just imagine Christmas
with our Savior face to face?
I'll ask him to lift your spirit
as I tell him of your love
so then pray for one another
as you lift your eyes above.
Please let your h…