While many are dusting off their artificial Christmas tree and placing the spider infested contraption in the traditional place of prominence, others are heading to a crowded parking lot occupied by their favorite local civic organization selling trees shipped in from who knows where. The more fortunate will be keeping with tradition and traipsing into the woods and choosing the perfect conifer suitable to be adorned with all of those ornaments brought home by the kids during their elementary school days, at least the ones that weren’t edible and still have a remnant of glitter clinging to the, now fragile… Continue reading
Squanto: Patuxet Indian born around 1592, a hundred years after what? Columbus sailed the ocean blue.
1605 Squanto was captured, taken to England, treated well (as well as one can be treated while being held captive), taught English language and customs, the plan was to make him a guide for New World explorers
1614 during his return to America, Squanto was abducted and taken to Spain to be sold as a slave. Purchased by Franciscan Friars and eventually returned to the New World…1619.
Early 1620 he finally returns to the area of his birth, near what is now Plymouth,… Continue reading
1st Corinthians – 13:13 So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
Hebrews 11:11 -Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
Romans 15:13 – May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
1st Corinthians 14:3-8 – Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it… Continue reading