As we enter these last few days of 2016 – I have been thinking a lot about the strange year we are ending and wondering what is to come in 2017. As I write these words – people around me are wrapping up their to do lists, making resolutions perhaps, taking this week of down time to recalibrate. Some just look out the window.
Where do we find comfort in these troubled times? The words of great writers? The creative vision of artists? The gospel?
There are few voices in this world sweeter than that of Patsy Cline. I am not Christian but this refrain as sung by Patsy keeps playing in my head.
Just a closer walk with Thee
Grant it, Jesus, is my plea
Daily walking close to Thee
Let it be, dear Lord, let it be
Let us quietly end this tumultuous year and bring in the new year with hope and goodwill and love for each other.