January 22, 2019

‘Happy New Year!’

The cynic finds it all too cliché:  ‘We’ve heard that before’.

The skeptic finds it all too risk-filled: ‘Happy? The chances of disappointment are just as likely’.

The optimist finds it all too overwhelming, and has to lie down to dream of the limitless possibilities ahead!

What does ‘Happy New Year’ mean to you?

In the Biblical book of beginnings (Genesis), we get to read the beginning of each part of creation.

‘In the beginning God created…’.

What’s also worth reflecting on, is the arrangement of creating that God spread over 6 days. 

Each aspect is created within a particular, and perfectly arranged order, on a specific day.

Each day of creating had to end, before the next day of creating could begin.  That was part of God’s order for Creation.  At the end of each day, we read these words:

‘And there was evening, and there...

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