199. In the midst of the years

[New Year 2021] I know you want to say it.  Of course, it is a frustration, irritation, infuriation, aggravation and a vexation.  We have had enough!  Can we announce an end to the virus?  We are sick and tired of virus politics and virus economics. Can we turn the page to the New Year?   Well no, apparently not.  While we…

174. Top of the list

Yes, I know.  It is that time of the year again.  The list is made. All the wonderful resolutions for the year.  What do they call it now?  – resolution dining.  Diet is so last year.  Even when all the plans and good intentions of last year this time have failed miserably or maybe worked…

173. Future time – let’s look forward

[New Year 2020] Indeed, it is that time of the year again. Christmas is over and we enjoy the lull of activities before the storm of responsibilities of a year ahead put us back into bustle-mode.  The days after Christmas are our opportunity to calm down and enjoy the feeling of satisfaction over the last year…

142. Miracle tree of God in action

[New Year 2019] The rhythm of nature and the certainty of the seasons are always a source of inspiration for me.  There is so much of what we experience on a daily basis that encourages us to believe the Word of God with deep assurance.  I have quoted Genesis 8:22 often.  I am sure all…

103. Time for a party – of course!

  The whole world throws a party! It is New Year. If one would like to sit glued to the television you can observe the celebration by fireworks in the various time zones, countdown upon countdown. Lots of bottle popping, elegant parties, drunken parties, dance parties, dress up parties and a public holiday to pick…

32. Find yourself a border to cross.

Life demands a series of decisions. That is a fact. God gave us choice, the first and foremost gift to mankind. You cannot change it. You have to choose. You have to accept or reject. To stay neutral to most of life’s core issues is a peculiar position and most often than not boils down…

13. Look – I have something new!

There is a thrill to it – something brand new. All over the world the people celebrate a new calendar year, simply a day like all others that starts with the usual daybreak and sunrise and ends with sunset and darkness. Still, it is different and marked by the date with which we count it….