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Advent Day 20

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Happy Advent Season, My Lovelies!  This year on my Advent Calendar I want to share Christmas traditions from around the world along with a daily scripture reading.

In Bolivia workers get double or three times the normal salary in December! This is called 'El Aguinaldo' and is a government law and has to be paid for by the employers. Many workplaces also give a 'Canastón de fin de Año' or 'End of the year basket' to their employees. It's a large basket or container full of things like grocery items, a bottle of cidra (non alcoholic sparkling cider) and a panetón (sweet fruit bread).

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John 18:37

37 “You are a king, then!” said Pilate.

Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. In fact, the reason I was born and came into the world is to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to me.”

Until next time...

Ricki Jill


  1. How beautiful pretty lady. I hope your holiday season is lovely, filled with joy and blessings.
    Here in Ecuador is the same, people get three salaries and are called "extra December Holidays pay checks."
    Merry Christmas and many blessings.

  2. Happy Advent! Another interesting tradition. xoox Su

  3. Yeah here in Australia people who work on Christmas day get either double or triple time as well

  4. It is always fun and interesting to learn about traditions from other countries. Thanks to your advent calendar I know about extra pay in December in Boliva.
    Love you choice of scripture.
    Blessings RJ………


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