A Pledge to a Quintessential Christmas

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A Pledge to a Quintessential Christmas Alas! It is this time of the year again when all of a sudden everything around us seems magical, even we are under the unbreakable spell. For me, Christmas is about love, peace, joy, giving and Jesus. Every Christmas I try my best to live through these elements so that my Christmas will be full of meaning. My Christmas spirit is like an automatic switch, every time after finals it gets switched on and my Christmas spirit immediately skyrockets. My two sisters are already married and are not living with me and my parents, and although they are far from me we still contact each other often. Christmas won’t be complete without my family, so this Christmas (actually almost every Christmas) I will skype with them. Having a heart-warming Christmas dinner with my family is also somewhat a tradition for us. Friends are also part of my Christmas, but sadly many of them are leaving the country for the holiday. We usually exchange gifts and just hangout to watch a movie or sit by the Manila baywalk and just talk about things. This Christmas I also plan to do some charity work as a way of showing my love for the needy. Especially now that a strong typhoon had just hit Southern Philippines, many are in need. The host organization/foundation hasn’t been set yet. In line with peace as an element of Christmas, I will try my best to not be hot tempered and to avoid arguments. Although I am already consistently trying my best to do that, I still have times when I get into a hot argument. But this season is special and I will ultimately try even harder to achieve it. Most people create a list of New year’s resolution, well I’m planning to create a list of Christmas’ resolution. Hopefully by New year some of my bad traits will have already been eliminated. By completing this pledge I hope that this Christmas will be more meaningful…...

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