When our children were little we started a new tradition to celebrate the New Year. We read about creation and newness in the Bible and then we celebrated new starts. This included giving children (or the family) new books and games, new hugs, and trying a new food. It turned out better than we expected and many of our grandchildren now enjoy the tradition.
Ahhh…new year. Clean slate. New beginning. Twelve months of potential. But not everyone is optimistic about the future. Some say that if the past is any indication, we’re in for big trouble in 2018. … Continue reading