Tuesday, March 6, 2012

LOOK LIKE A CEO... NOT! #22 - CANDY CANE STORY

The family went to spend the weekend at Clark, Pampanga the other week. We checked in at this beautiful and picturesque hotel (more about that on my next post) and had a grand time relaxing and eating! Well, it's Pampanga. Eating is a no-brainer. Anyway, let me share the first thing that I did after everything/everyone was settled down. A photo shoot!



Penshoppe blazer, striped shirt, cropped shorts, Converse red Chuck Taylors



What's up with the title post? Obviously, the red and white stripes of the shirt and the color combination of my Chucks are dead giveaways but as I was googling for more "witty" add ons for my originally titled "Candy Cane" post, I stumbled upon this very nice STORY

The Candy Cane Story

A candymaker in Indiana wanted to make a candy that would remind people of the true meaning of Christmas; so he made a candy cane to incorporate several symbols for the birth, ministry, and death of Jesus Christ. He began with a stick of pure white, hard candy. White to symbolize the Virgin Birth and sinless nature of Jesus, and hard to symbolize the Solid Rock, the foundation of the Church, and the firmness of the promises of God.

The candymaker then shaped his cane into the form of a "J" to represent the precious name of Jesus, who came to the earth as Savior. It could also represent the staff of the "Good Shepherd" with which He reaches down to reclaim the fallen lambs who, like sheep, have gone astray.

Thinking that the candy was somewhat plain, the candymaker stained it with red stripes. He used three small stripes to show the stripes of the scourging Jesus received. The large red stripe was for the blood shed by Christ on the cross so that we could have the promise of eternal life.


Photos by my brother, Michael
Thanks Juvy for the shirt!

4 comments:

  1. Nice, I love the blazer and striped shirt combo.

    I'm a lurking subscriber :P I love your looks (where I get inspiration from when the bf needs help dressing up)

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  2. Wearing Chucks with this outfit is such a fun touch! :) I always love your outfits, Paul. Hope to see you again soon! :)

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