By JOHN CARLO M. CAHINHINAN
The spirit of Christmas should lift the desire of every Filipinos towards the attainment of peace and happiness, House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said.
In a Christmas message, Arroyo said that this year’s Yuletide season may lift the desire of every Filipinos “to be of service to others.”
“May the spirit of the Christmas… unite us towards the attainment of peace and happiness,” she said.
Arroyo also wished that the holiday season will fill every Filipino’s home with love and joy.
Arroyo, who assumed as leader of the House of Representatives last July following the ouster of deposed Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez,is expected to retire from politics next year.
“Have a blessed and meaningful Christmas,” said Mrs. Arroyo.