Today, the third Sunday in Advent, the pink candle–known as the Shepherd’s Candle which represents joy–is lit. In the past I’ve always thought of the “shepherds” as they appear in nativity figurines and videos–careworn and poor. However I was reading lately that usually the people watching over the sheep would be either the sheep owner’s children Read More
After I have recorded what I know about an ancestor, supplemented it with additional information, and sought to read the original records, I reach the point where it is time to synthesize the information. Someone once said ‘if you want to write about war, make sure it is one man’s war’. In other words help Read More
November has slipped away in the night and Advent Season dawns. For many Christian denominations the Sundays in December are marked by the light of candles on an Advent wreath. The first candle is known as the Candle of Hope, or the Prophecy Candle. This is a time to reflect on the hope of the Old Read More
It is nearly October but up here in northern British Columbia the daisies are still out! Click on an image to see a larger image. It has been a beautiful summer. Here are some photos.
Samuel Medley was a Baptist minister who lived over two hundred years ago. His testimony of Jesus lives on in his many hymns including “I Know That My Redeemer Lives“. (Click the link to listen to a beautiful rendition by Lexi Walker and Lindsey Stirling). One day I decided to learn more about the man Read More