Christmas Lantern

Christmas Lantern

It’s Christmas…the most awaited season throughout the year. The only thing that my hand fancied to draw is a Christmas Lantern. Here in the Philippines, Christmas lanterns are made of various shapes and sizes. (We call them “parol” in Tagalog) Most of them resemble the star of Bethlehem. Some look like twinkling flowers because of too many colors. But for today, I chose to draw a simple star-shaped Christmas lantern with no lights in it. It is the simplest you can find in our market and it’s more of an ornament that we hang on the walls.

I guess that lanterns just symbolize the light of Jesus. Where there is light, there you can find Him. In one way or another, we celebrate Christmas so that we can spread even a little of Jesus’ light and love to another person. Christmas would never be complete without the company of one or more people that you love. So, this Christmas make sure that you make at least one person feel important and loved.

Have a merry and blessed Christmas everyone! 🙂

~Melonaide

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10 thoughts on “Christmas Lantern

  1. Oh I LOVE this, Mel!! I didn’t know about Christmas lanterns, and this is wonderfully beautiful. A very Merry Christmas to you, and a blessed New Year–love, Auntie Caddo

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