Daily Reflections From My Window

January 18, 2021 Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.”

Martin Luther King Jr.Isn’t that the truth? MLK had a way of seeing things very clearly. God rest his soul and may light perpetual shine upon him. He was only 39 years old and his legacy was carried on by his widow, children, and hopefully all of us. He was a peacemaker and we need to get back to peaceful protests. Stop the violence. It only further divides us.

Yesterday we attended church online. I finally figured out how to watch it on our tv so now the sound is much better than on my computer. Though I am still disappointed that we are not meeting in person yet, Father Jim still gives a wonderful sermon and manages to tie all of the readings together and explain how they relate to both the history of that time and the history of our time and the present. You can see it here and if you only want to hear the sermon, it starts around 16:58. The message? “Fear not.”

We’ve been trying to keep our routine of going to lunch after church and we did yesterday too. It just feels good to get out and see people. I really need that. Then we went for a walk and ran into some old friends. I didn’t recognize them. I’m glad Jay didn’t either. After chatting for a few minutes, it clicked and we joined them for the rest of our walk. It was so nice to walk, talk and laugh. 

I woke up at about 6:20 this AM and am waiting for the sun to come up and then I can take my sunrise picture. We got more snow throughout the day and overnight and though it makes things brighter, it still will be wonderful when the days are warmer and longer. I think I’m over winter already.

Remember to wash your hands, don’t touch your face, stay home but if you MUST go out, wear a mask and keep the length of a full grown llama (which is bigger than an alpaca) between you and the next person.

Have a blessed day and be a peacemaker.