#5 Christmas 2013: Escape to Egypt

Matthew 2:13-14 narrates, “When they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up,” he said, “take the child and his mother and escape to Egypt. Stay there until I tell you, for Herod is going to search for the child to kill him.” So he got up, took […]

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#4 Christmas 2013: Rejoicing in the Demise of A Hope

When I was asked to write my reflection about this year’s theme, Finding Hope In Christmas, I thought I might as well get to know this word “hope” in however it would want me to know it. I wanted to know when does one start to hope? How does one distinguish this from a wish […]

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#3 Christmas 2013: Revisiting and Recreating A Community of Hope

Redefining Hope It is but timely and appropriate that the Metropolitan Community Church in Quezon City (MCCQC) has chosen to reflect on hope as the central theme for this year’s Christmas season, at a time when so much destruction and tragedy—whether natural or man-made—has left our country in chaos and our countrymen in desperation. Indeed, […]

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#2 Christmas 2013: A Different Kind of Hope

When Herod realized that the visitors from the East had tricked him, he was furious. He gave orders to kill all the boys in Bethlehem and its neighborhood who were two years old and younger – this was done in accordance with what he had learned from the visitors about the time when the star […]

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#1 Christmas 2013: A Journey of Seven Decembers

“You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle. Are they not in your book? Then my enemies will turn back in the day when I call. This I know, that God is for me. In God, whose word I praise, in the Lord, whose word I praise, in God I […]

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