Posted by my blogger friend Alan Kearns in Scotland. Facebook wouldn’t allow me to share this thoughtful post, saying others have reported that blog content as abusive. How ridiculous. What do YOU think?
He has remembered His lovingkindness and His faithfulness to the house of Israel;
All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
At New Year, we look to the future in hope; but we also remember the years that have passed. It is a common refrain in Scotland that the celebration of Hogmanay into the New Year “is no the same ony mair!” It used to be common for folk to have open parties that could last quite a long time, with lots of food and drink where folk had clean fun without getting senseless drunk. There would be stories, singing and of course dancing. But I cherish another type of memory from past New Years; where I was invited by a dear brother to whole day conferences of Christian Brethren churches. Many…
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