I have to admit this is a really
It is supposed to be the
hand of St. John the Apostle.
But then he was writing till he was very old.
So this is a picture of his old, gnarled hand.
It was St. John's feast day yesterday.
He wrote in his gospel,
"We are writing this so our joy may be complete."
When JOY is shared,
it is completed.
When Joy is kept to ourselves,
something is lacking!
Take time to share JOY
this Christmas season!
And who better to share it with
Today, December 28,
is the Feast Day of the Holy Innocents.
King Herod had hundreds of
innocent children massacred
ostensibly to save his throne.
Macrobius (ca. AD 400),
one of the last pagan writers in Rome,
in his book Saturnalia, wrote:
"When it was heard that,
as part of the slaughter of boys
up to two years old,
Herod, king of the Jews,
had ordered his own son to be killed,
the Emperor Augustus remarked,
"It is better to be Herod's pig than his son."
countless, innocent unborn children
are being slaughtered legally.
It was better to be a pig
than Herod's son
because Herod was a Jew
and killing a pig was not kosher!
Today it is better to be an endangered animal
than a fetus in the womb!
Endangered animals are more protected,
Proverbs 4 says:
"Keep your heart with all diligence;
for out of it are the issues of life."
I thought it was time for a
Here's an ATC I made
and the design was made into a necklace.
Would you like to win the ATC and the necklace?
Every week I choose one wonderful visitor
who leaves a comment
to receive an ATC from me.
This week, random.org chose
#4, Sharon Evans of
Sharon's Patch and
and Art Inspirations.
Sharon is from New Zealand
and is my type of lady-
she uses her art to inspire and encourage!
I know it takes so much time and effort
to leave a comment
and I appreciate it so much!
Thank you for dropping by!
You are appreciated!