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Fresh new snow

Blog Published: January 17, 2018

What does this year hold? Will we be strong enough to meet its challenges? Will it be an uphill climb, or will it be a gentle walk?

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Finding the “New” in the “Already”

Blog Published: December 31, 2012

With the new year on our doorsteps (and already here for our friends in places like Australia), we’ve been reflecting on the usual stuff — taking stock of the last 12 months and envisioning our hopes for 2013.

When New Year’s Resolutions Find Us

Blog Published: December 30, 2011

I am not a big fan of the New Year’s resolution thing, and so I wasn’t planning on blogging about anything resolution-esque.

Welcome, 2008!

Blog Published: January 2, 2008

My first act of 2008 was to drink coffee and watch a movie. No, I didn’t stay up past midnight. I went to bed at 8:30 p.m. and woke up around 7:30 (a nice, deep sleep) and decided to start the new year off by doing something unusual.

Milestones of 2006

Blog Published: December 31, 2006

Today is the last day of the year … yet the church year has only just begun. Having celebrated the season of Advent and now the season of Christmas, I feel as though we are already full swing into the new year. Still, it’s worth reflecting on the year.