I am back in Manila. And I am back in my usual normal routine. I am, however, is not yet done with chronicling my 2019 NYC and Washington D.C adventure. There are still an enormous amount of experiences that I have yet to write about.
But since I am back, let me just squeeze in this post. A thank you and an expression of gratitude post to the heavens above for gifting and blessing me with such an amazing NYC and Washington D.C. journey.
This afternoon, I went to Santa Clara Monastery to express my hearty gratitude. And in keeping with the odd and eccentric Filipino custom of saying thanks to Saint Claire of Assisi, I offered a dozen of eggs wrapped in colored cellophane. I also wrote a short thank you note and have it lodged for the nuns to read and send it instantaneously to the heavens via Santa Clara.
I did this because I have always believed that prayer is done not because you are asking for something but because you have a ton to thank about.
By the way the colored cellophane I chose was pink and red which according to tradition has some mystifying meaning. Red would be luck on travel and career while Pink would be for love life and family. I was laughing about the “luck on love life”! Hahaha!
Thanks Saint Claire! My NYC and Washington D.C. adventure was a blast!
Santa Clara, Salamat! Sa uulitin…