Category Archives: Holiday

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

billy/ December 27, 2017/ Holiday, Reflection, Uncategorized

  “But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.”~Luke 2:19 Well, 2017 is nearly over, and it has been quite a whirlwind. Every year, I strive to write some kind of retrospective on the year. Sometimes it makes an appearance in a Christmas letter, and other times it ends up being a blog post (which have

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Reflection: Veterans Day 2017

billy/ November 11, 2017/ Holiday, People, Reflection

Each year on or around Veterans Day (and many other holidays) I like to pause to reflect on the day–its meaning and how and why the day is observed in our culture. Since the advent of social media, Veterans Day in particular becomes a day for a collective pause. I see updated profile photos of many of my friends as

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