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Sa Pagpasok ng Bagong Taon
By Esther C. Javier      

Tue 18th December 2012

Sa pagpasok ng Bagong Taon
Tayo'y dapat na lumingon
Pasalamatan ang Panginoon
Sa lahat ng pagkakataon.

Puso ko'y puno ng agam-agam
Pagkat hinaharap ay walang kasiguruhan
Subalit walang dapat ikabahala
Sa Kanya lamang magtiwala.
by Esther C. Javier

Tue 4th December 2012

Malapit na ang Pasko, damang-dama ko na ito
Lahat ay abala, shopping doon at shopping dito
Kahit saan may Christmas party, exchange gifts, at palaro
At grabe ang traffic saan ka man tumungo.

Di ba't ang Pasko'y pagdiriwang ng Cristiano?
Bakit nais alisin ang Cristo sa Pasko?
"Happy Holidays" daw ang dapat na batian
At hindi "Merry Christmas" tulad ng kinagawian.

Saang birthday party na mga bisita ang may regalo
Subalit ang may birthday ay walang aginaldo?
Lahat ay abala sa mga kasayahan
Ang may kaarawan ang kinalimutan.
Sinulat ni Esther C. Javier

Wala kang katulad, mahal kong Ina
Kaloob ka ng langit sa aming pamilya
Uliran ka ng kabaitan at sobrang pasensiya
Sa mga anak...

    Esther C. Javier

    With parents of baby boomers like us fast approaching the grave - usually lingering in illness, this poem is something for us all to ponder on. Why wait when our dear mothers have passed away, unable to read/hear our appreciation for all they've done for us? As one email says - send me roses now while I can still smell and appreciate them.
    Author Esther C.Javier

    Esther Javier is a dear friend (former teacher, has a lovely voice and is often invited to sing). Her husband was the General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God in the Philippines, is known internationally in Christian circles; did a lot of translation for renowned evangelist Billy Graham, among other things. They live in the Philippines - despite several opportunities and offers to live in the U.S.

    Hope you appreciate this poem - and PUBLISH it!
    Thank you!

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