Several months ago – October actually – I noticed we were starting to get close to 3000 posts. And I thought to myself, when that bench mark is reached, I need to pay tribute to it. This number was reached by the combination of several good writers; Will Fitzgerald who started this blog back in 2006. Bess, his wife, who contributed to the postings. Mark Nielson who had some good and memorable things to say. John Thomas who did not write often, but when he wrote it was deep and meaningful. And Carol Honderich who wrote out of an active spiritual life. As for me, I just kept writing because no one told me not to. All told, this blog has been in existence for almost eight full years, and year number nine is dawning in just a few days.
I want to take this opportunity to thank my co-contributors for making this blog a part of their lives for however long it seemed good to them. And especially to Will who said “keep writing”. I want to thank too all the readers, those who commented and those who simply read what was posted. And I want to thank all the people at Third Way Cafe who continue to have our blog linked to their website.
I do not know if we will reach the 4000 posts mark. Time and the Spirit will tell. But as we move into 2014 I hope you will continue to read what you find here beloved and gentle reader. And that it will be a blessing to your Christian journey. Selah! And shalom for your day and the year to come!