Looking Back, Looking Forward

At this time of year, many people will be putting together resolutions for the new year. I have always thought that this was a crazy idea. If change needs to be made, why wait until New Years Day. Make the changes when they are necessary. At this time of year, I do, however, tend to look back at the past year and focus on the good things from the previous year. While 2021 was not the best of years (I think we all relate to this sentiment), there are several things that stand out for the year. The Bible in … Continue reading Looking Back, Looking Forward

Light of the World

The world waits for a miracle. The heart longs for a little bit of hope. Oh come, oh come, Emmanuel. A child prays for peace on Earth. And she’s calling out from a sea of hurt. Oh come, oh come, Emmanuel. And can you hear the angels singing. Glory to the light of the world. Glory, the light of the world is here. The drought breaks with the tears of a mother. A baby’s cry is the sound of love. Come down, come down, Emmanuel. He is the song for the suffering. He is Messiah, the Prince of Peace has … Continue reading Light of the World

Holiday Spectacular

My husband and I returned last evening from a few days in New York City visiting our third son and his girl friend. While there, we enjoyed seeing some of the iconic holiday sights and events. Central Park. With the temperature near 60 on our first day, we took a really long walk through Central Park. 5th Avenue Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Gardens. Model trains move through displays of New York landmarks that are made out of natural materials like wood bark, pine cones, leaves, etc. It was truly amazing. The Russian Tea Room – a … Continue reading Holiday Spectacular