Thursday, December 24, 2015

Fiat Lux

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

Genesis 1:1-3 KJV

It is Christmas Eve, it is a time to prepare for the celebration to come. The Missus Herself and Your Humble Scribe are traveling north to spend the Christmas holiday with my mother, my two brothers, a sister-in-law, a nephew, a niece, my Mom's two felines, and (so I've been informed) my niece's new beau.

It should be fun.

As you celebrate, please remember the reason why we celebrate. Spare a moment as well for those who are not feeling all that joyful this year. I know friends and acquaintances who have lost loved ones since the last time we celebrated the birth of the Savior. No doubt for them there will be little, if any, joy. They simply wish to endure this holiday and hope that things will be better in the year to come. Pray for them.

My prayer for you is that you know peace and that you know love.

The world has enough darkness, be a light unto the world.

Merry Christmas my friends.

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

The same was in the beginning with God.

All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.

In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.

John 1:1-5 KJV


  1. May you and your family have a wonderful and merry Christmas, Sarge.

    In a bit of a coincidence, we'll have a nephew and his new girlfriend in the house. Both are USAF enlisted swine, returning from three years in the Land of the Rising Sun. 興味深いものになるはずです

  2. Have a safe trip and a Blessed and Merry Christmas. The family should be arriving here shortly, so looking forward to some family holiday traditions. Those are not likely to include a white Christmas though as the forecasted high today is 78. Ahhh Well!

  3. Good blog, Chris. Wishing you and all your family a very Merry and Blessed Christmas.
    And be safe in your travels!!!

  4. Merry Christmas to you Old AF Sarge!

  5. Drive safe and have a great time with your family.
    Merry Christmas

  6. Rats, I thought this was going to be a post about a small Italian pickup truck. MERRY CHRISTMAS!

  7. A very Merry Christmas to you and your family, and to Juvat and Tuna and their families as well. All the best to all of you.

    1. Happy Hanukkah to you and your family Aaron. Good luck with Murph in your AOR. 😉

  8. Merry Christmas to you and yours! :-)


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