Happy New Year!
I’ll be “celebrating” this New Year’s Eve at The Heritage assisted living home in Battle Creek, Michigan, after a full day of helping clean out Mom’s house, so . . .
I hope your celebration is a bit more exciting. Here are some New Year’s columns from years past:
More than lighted balls drop on New Year’s Eve
New York City has the Tiffany glass ball, but Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, drops a 30-pound carp. That’s just the beginning of truly strange New Year’s Eve “droppings.”
Don’t look back!
The Bible urges us to look forward: “Do not dwell on the past” (Isaiah 43:18) and “Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead” (Philippians 3:13b). There are real dangers in looking back.
My predictions for new year
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God has a plan for new year
According to the story of Christ’s birth in the gospel of Matthew, God has a plan for our relationships, schedule, location—and even tragedies—in the new year.
A verse for the new year
Everyone seems to have a word, a saying or a Bible verse for the new year. In 2014, I facetiously noted that my word for the year was “platypus.” I actually had a verse for last year . . .
Top ten posts from 2015
I have in my right hand, direct from my home office in Corn Borer, Indiana, today’s category: Top ten posts from the year 2015
4. Children who marry their parents: the psychology of courtship
And, the number one post in 2015 . . .
1. “It Is Well with My Soul”: the rest of the stories
(See list at right for the latest posts.)
Have a God-directed new year! And if you found any of this helpful or hopeful, please share on your social netowrks. Thanks!