Sunday, November 27, 2011

Happy First Sunday of Advent

Today is the first Sunday of Advent.

My husband woke up early and made breakfast for us. He was the one who decorated the breakfast table, too.

Our Advent wreath this time is homemade. Created from the 'cheers' of previous Advent wreaths, the only thing store-bought are the fresh fig branches. IC chose the different-shaped candles, MC helped in dugging out decors. We finished the Advent wreath in less than 20 minutes. (DIY post about our Advent wreath to follow.)

What is Advent? Advent means the preparation for Christmas, remembering Christ’s first coming to us; and it is also a season directing our mind and heart to await Christ’s second coming at the end of time. Advent is a period of joyful devotion and peace.

And for our girls, Advent means the start of anticipation for all the season's joy. They also know that Advent is a way to remember the joy of the Christmas pasts, those enjoyed with Oma and Opa; with Nanay and Tatay; with family and friends.

Advents also means re-creating and creating new traditions. Those are always something to look forward to.


anney said...

Happy 1st sunday of advaent to you and your family! ganda namn ng table decor!

raqgold said...

thanks anney, the advent wreath i made myself the additional touches are from my husband.