Thoughts for today, #322 .… “Will It Really Matter?”!!


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~~January 26, 2016~~ 

AN EPIPHANY

I was going through a bit rough emotional time this past Sunday.

A message was read in my presence which contained a reference to me – one particular sentence really got to me.

This has been part of an emotional roller coaster that a dear friend went through and I was caught in the crossfire.

I felt myself getting all fired up, offended and angry.

Some friends tried to tell me that it wasn’t worth it.

In my heart I knew that they were correct.

Yet I felt I had to go through the raw emotions and feelings.

This graphic came through my Timeline and it hit the spot.

I knew, right then and there, that synchronicity was at work one more time.

This was exactly the message I needed.

I asked myself “the question”.

I realized it wouldn’t even take six months to realize it didn’t matter.

I let it go! 

HortyRex

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IOTD …. Image of the day, #420 …. “Guinea Pig Nativity!!


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~~January 7, 2016~~ 

ONE DAY AFTER THREE KINGS DAY

It’s already been said that this Christmas season is over.

In America, it’s usually done after New Year’s Eve.

Christmas trees were already in the curb the day after Christmas.

In my country, Puerto Rico. we still celebrate.

We celebrate New Years Day and Three Kings Day. After Three Kings Day, there are the “Octavitas” … eight more days where the celebration and partying continues!

This takes us into mid January.

In the spirit of this continued celebration, I give you these handsome guinea pigs as Gaspar, Balthasar, and Melchior.

HortyRex©

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A dear blogger friend taught me this concept.

You can find Michelle here: http://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/

~IN HER OWN WORDS~

“IOTD” is image of the day, a concept I came up with. I teach visual meditative therapy – or in easy terms – a mini mental holiday. For some people it is very difficult for them to get their image right. I post an image a day for people to use in their mini mental vacay. Some are serious, some are silly, and some are just beautiful!”

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IOTD …. Image of the day, #418 …. “Getting the Box Ready”!!


#KBox

~~January 5, 2016~~ 

THREE KINGS DAY EVE

Today is a very special day for me. It brings back memories of my childhood and how we celebrated the night before Three Kings Days.

As a child, I use to get my box ready. We all went out to the yard, gathered grass and filled the box.  Before going to sleep, we put the box under our beds. The excitement of the night spread to one and all.

Day brake couldn’t come soon enough.

As soon as we woke up, we looked under the bed. The gifts were always the best. December 25 was the “test drive” for Christmas. January 6 was the “real deal”.

As grandmothers, we are trying to instill this tradition in our four grandchildren. Even though their main celebration is Christmas, we have gather on January 6 and open the presents that the Magis will leave for them tonight.

(As adults, we’d rather leave presents in the box and hope the Magi packs the box with “grass“! …. LOL).

In the spirit of the season, we wish you a Happy Three Kings Day!

HortyRex©

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A dear blogger friend taught me this concept.

You can find Michelle here: http://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/

~IN HER OWN WORDS~

IOTD” is image of the day, a concept I came up with. I teach visual meditative therapy – or in easy terms – a mini mental holiday. For some people it is very difficult for them to get their image right. I post an image a day for people to use in their mini mental vacay. Some are serious, some are silly, and some are just beautiful!”

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#IOTD #ImagesOfTheDay #418 #DearBloggerFriend #HerOwnWords #Serious #Silly #JustBeautiful #MiniMentalVacay #ThreeKingsDayEver #ThreeKingsDay #TresReyesMagos #GettingBoxReady #TestDrive #RealDeal #HappyThreeKingsDay 

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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To start the day … “Three Kings Day Eve … “!!


#KEve

~~January 5, 2016~~ 

THREE KINGS DAY

December 25?

By Zain Deane

For many Puerto Ricans, that’s merely a prelude to what they feel is really the important day of the marathon Christmas Season in Puerto Rico. I should point out that the Three Kings, or Los Reyes Magos, are not only venerated in Puerto Rico but throughout the Latin World.

The Kings, or Wise Men, certainly present a more spiritual and faithful representation of the birth of Christ than an once-obscure saint who came to be known as Santa Claus and who was squeezed into his signature red suit by the Coca-Cola Company.

Regardless of faith, most Americans know the story, or at least, know of the story, of the Three Kings. As my venerable colleague and About Christianity Guide, Mary Fairchild, explains, we don’t know a whole lot about the Magi (which doesn’t mean magic-trick magicians but rather a general term for astrologers, seers, and fortunetellers). In their sole appearance in the Gospel of Matthew, they are never named, and hail from “the east.” (The names we have come to know them by — Gaspar, Melchior and Balthasar — were handed to them much later on.) The most well-known thing about them, of course, is that they came bearing gifts: gold, frankincense and myrrh.

On the night Christ was born, the were drawn by a “mysterious light” which became a star that hung in the western sky. The followed this sign to Bethlehem, where they arrived (a little late) to honor Christ’s birth. In fact, the “12 Days of Christmas,” which is so often believed to end on December 25, actually begins on the 25th and runs through January 6, culminating with the Feast of Epiphany, or “The Adoration of the Magi.”

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~The Puerto Rican Tradition~

Three Kings Day, or Epiphany, is one of the most important holidays on the Puerto Rican calendar. Traditionally, the island, and most of the Latin world, marked the eve of January 6 as the day to exchange presents rather than December 25.

Kids would also gather grass, hay or straw in shoe-boxes for the Magi’s horses or camels — a charming alternative to cookies and milk for Santa. (Traditionally, you’ll find carvings and artwork of the three kings on horses instead of camels; that’s because the country folk in years past didn’t know what a camel was.)

Good kids were rewarded with presents and candy, while bad kids ended up with charcoal or even dirt (which begs the question: How bad do you have to be to get dirt for Christmas?)

Today, children typically get their main presents on the 25th, but there’s always a smaller, humbler, and perhaps even more rewarding gift reserved for Three Kings Day.

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~Here are some other facts about Three Kings’ Day~

The kings’ names were Melchior, Gaspar and Balthazar.
They gave Jesus gold, the essential oil frankincense and the resin myrrh.
The kings brought their gifts in vessels called ciboria.
Some children leave hay in their shoes for the kings’ camels to eat. Others leave letters to the kings.
Hispanic communities often serve rosca de reyes on the holiday. It’s a circular fruitcake inside which a small statue of a baby Jesus is hidden. Whoever finds it in their slice either throws a party on Candlemas Feb. 2.

Three Kings’ Day activities often include the singing of aguinaldos or Christmas carols.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

http://www.ibtimes.com/when-three-kings-day-2016-10-facts-about-traditions-history-epiphany-2248497

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The Three Kings are also a mainstay of Puerto Rican arts and crafts. They are among the most popular subjects for the island’s santos, or handmade figurines of saints and other religious persons, and practically every souvenir shop worth its salt will carry some homage to them.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

http://gopuertorico.about.com/od/eventsandholidays/tp/The-History-And-Meaning-Of-Three-Kings-Day-In-Puerto-Rico.htm

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~We Three Kings~

Sam Tsui,  Yasmeen Al-Mazeedi,  Jason Pitts

~Published on Dec 15, 2015~

To wish you a happy holidays, I teamed up with my extremely talented friends Yasmeen and Jason to bring you an epic spin on this classic song, one of my favorite old-school Christmas tunes.

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