I had planned to write a post on the history and relevance of Valentine’s Day in relation to biblical beliefs, but someone beat me to the punch and did a really good job at it. So instead I will just post the link to his post. Valentine’s Day Enjoy.
Dear Elora Liann, Today we celebrate your first birthday. What a joy! It’s funny to realize that all the cliches apply, but that it has no effect at all on how amazingly joyful I feel because of it. I could start by saying that I still remember the evening of your birth like it was […]
Today a dream comes true. This may sound like an overstatement, but for years and years I always wanted to celebrate Thanksgiving on actual U.S. soil. I know, I know, I am Dutch, so what do I care about this celebration. We don’t even (really) celebrate this in the Netherlands. And why should we, for […]
Today my mom turns 70. Quite an achievement I must say. And so it will be a day of festivities, lots of food and good times. As a sort of tradition I wrote her a poem, and although it is in Dutch I will post it here. Happy Birthday Mom! I love you. Lieve Mam, […]
Yesterday was Halloween, and I figured that it would be a good opportunity to spend some words on this topic. Ever since I am a Christian I want to be more aware of what all these celebrations mean, in light of pleasing God and what the Bible has to say about us being in the […]
What day seems more fitting to list some things God has to say about fools. My personal favorite has got to be Proverbs 26:11. “The fool has said in his heart, ‘There is no God,’ they are corrupt, and have committed abominable injustice; There is no one who does good.” (Psalm 53:1) “The fear of […]