Sounds of the Season 2010: Hallelujah Chorus Flash Mob Style

This one has been floating around email, Facebook and YouTube if you haven't seen it is worth seeing.  There are several versions but this one took place at the The Welland Seaway Mall in Welland, Ontario. It was organized Alphabet Photography with help from Robert Cooper and Chorus Niagara.


Friday marked be official opening of the biggest retail season of the year. Stores opened in the wee hours of the morning. Shoppers lined up even earlier to in hopes of getting a great deal on that perfect gift. There are some that get so caught in buying stuff that they even resort to violence.  … Continue reading Gifts

Thoughts on Atonement and Grace

Today is Yom Kippur, which literally means Day of Atonement. In Leviticus 16:29-30, a day is set aside to for humans to atone for offenses committed against God. The Day of Atonement does not include offenses committed against other humans. It is necessary to restore relationships with other humans before approaching God. Yom Kippur is … Continue reading Thoughts on Atonement and Grace

Favorite Christmas Movies

Tis the season of Christmas movies and specials, I think it was last Saturday that I saw the first one of the season. The movie just happened to be one of my favorites, White Christmas. Growing up we watched the movie every year. I think I was about 10 or 11 the first time I … Continue reading Favorite Christmas Movies

Who Were the Pilgrims?

Thanksgiving is fast approaching. I have been thinking about the origins of Thanksgiving and what the holiday really means. So today begins the first in an installment in a series about Thanksgiving. Like me you probably learned about the first Thanksgiving and how the Pilgrims and the Indians shared a meal. You probably even made … Continue reading Who Were the Pilgrims?

Veterans’ Day

Today is the official observance of Veterans Day. It is a time to remember those who served our country. It is also a good time to stop and pray for those who are currently serving our country. While Veterans Day is observed on the second Monday in November it is actually November 11th. Have you … Continue reading Veterans’ Day