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Prayer for 2023

I love the prayer by Oswald of Northrumbia that I’ve shared previously on the blog. Years later it is still a popular download. This year however, I chose two prayers that I think go well together. The first, by Dimitrii of Rostov, a 17th century monk, speaks to our need for a Savior and our need to give our Lord Jesus Christ our complete homage. I don’t know about you but with recent upheavals in the financial market, at the gas station, the grocery store, social media (wow ~ the Twitter files), and the truth finally being revealed in health … Continue reading Prayer for 2023

Blogging the New Year (to Death…)

After reading the plethora of 2012 Observations, Cogitations and Regurgitations, and New Year  Resolutions, Counter Resolutions,  Affirmations and Reservations, I find the following poem refreshing: The Year by Ella Wheeler Wilcox  What can be said in New Year rhymes, That’s not been said a thousand times?  The new years come, the old years go, We know we dream, we dream we know.  We rise up laughing with the light, We lie down weeping with the night.  We hug the world until it stings, We curse it then and sigh for wings.  We live, we love, we woo, we wed, We wreathe … Continue reading Blogging the New Year (to Death…)