Driving home from Taylor last night, we exited I-94 at Cadieux to drive by the lights on Jefferson. The Cadieux Café – and I think all the businesses – was closed for the holiday, which we were pleased to see.
One week from today it will all be over. Christmas trees will start appearing on the curb, bagged up with Friday’s trash. Stores will be clearing out what remains of Christmas. The recovery process will start anew for many different
Putting today’s month together with my topic, one might have the expectation that I will be talking about Luke 2 this morning. But I’m not. Instead my mind is focused way beyond that chapter, on Luke 11 – which contains
If I had to guess, I would say the tradition probably started in 1983 – a dozen Christmases before we came to STL. It has continued through all 25 Christmases since our arrival. Once again, the work began anew, for
I woke up this morning thinking the day was Wednesday. What was peculiar about the thought is that I knew it was Thanksgiving – I just was not putting the two thoughts together! It was a few minutes after
Why are there so many great food commercials on TV around dinner time? You don’t have to answer that! Last night one restaurant was talking about unlimited appetizers for a single price. You get something like 8 of one item.
Sunday afternoon we drove to the cottage with plans of spending a couple days raking leaves. Joel was able to get them off the roof of the cottage – finishing the task in the dark. However, except for me forming
I guess it started on Friday when my brother from Wisconsin arrived and said that they had four inches of snow on the ground. Yesterday afternoon two people looked out my office window and said, “It’s snowing.” In between I
Am I aware of the fact that last night the Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros to win a pretty incredible World Series? Yes. Am I conscious that today is Halloween? Yes. Am I also cognizant of the reality that
There are many times in our lives when it is very difficult for us to see God at work. The darkness seems to be creeping in, overtaking the limited light that looks so far away and fading. The evil around