Posts Tagged "journey"

Changing Seasons

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Articles | 0 comments

Changing Seasons

I have never been a fan of winter.  I don’t like to be cold and I don’t like snow.  Winters in Upstate New York usually start early in November and don’t finally end until the end of May.  The middle months – January and February – are treacherous, travel nearly impossible.  Without fail, at least one entire week in February is spent confined to the house, the roads closed and businesses shut down due to the impassible conditions, whole-family-effort needed to clear the driveway and sidewalk of the snow – not once or twice during the day, but over several hours, many times...

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Drawn to the Light

Posted by on Dec 22, 2012 in Articles | 0 comments

Drawn to the Light

They knew they were close, the light shining like a beacon in the night sky.  Months they had traveled, following the celestial sign that would lead them to the Great King.   Astronomers believe the star the magi followed was not a star, but planets, likely Jupiter and Venus, whose orbit brought them close enough to appear to touch, their combined reflections of the sun making them shine brighter than ever before.  History records the magi of the east to be great astronomers and scholars of prophecy.  They must have spent years plotting the course of the planets, calculating the...

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Are We There Yet?

Posted by on Jul 20, 2012 in Articles | 0 comments

Are We There Yet?

I can remember as a child the many car-trips taken by my family.  When my brother and I were very young, we would pack into the little Volkswagon Bug and travel 6 or 8 hours at a time.  Within 15 minutes, one of us would ask our parents, “Are we there yet?”  The answer was always, “not yet – in a little while.”  And if we weren’t told where we were going, we would also ask, “Where are we going?”  Sometimes my parents would tell us and sometimes they would not.    As we grew older, the cars got a little bigger, the rides got longer, and the questions of “Are we...

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