Posts by Mick Cluster

Posts by Mick Cluster

A NEW Year

New Year. New in what sense? When we think of something new it seems to bring with it the connotation of bright, shiny, fresh, and fulfilling. The “New Car” smell. The anticipation of getting something that we either have never had or a new one to replace the old one. What will make this a New Year? Is it going to quickly turn into just a replay of the past years? Am I…

Putting the Bow on it….

It’s that time of year when the gifts will be purchased, wrapped and then the final finishing touch – The Bow.  What is the purpose of bow on a gift?  Did you ever accidentally (hmmm – gentlemen) stack gifts on top of each other and smash the bow?  I did recently and somehow managed to straighten it up so that my wife never knew…..until now.  Yikes!  I just told on…

Let’s talk Turkey……

Let’s talk Turkey…….. Ah November is here.  The leaves and temperatures are falling.  The preparations are being made against the onslaught of the cold winter months.  Thanksgiving is around the corner.  Feasting and Family!  Football and Shopping!  Daylight Savings Time!  All these point to a changing of the seasons. The wise writer of Ecclesiastes stated in chapter…

Connecting to the Times……..

Connecting to the Times…….. The cool winds of autumn are blowing, the leaves are turning colors, and the fields of grain are beginning to be harvested. All pointing toward the Fall season alerting us to the winding down of another year. As the days get noticeably shorter I am reminded of the scripture: “Mark 13:20 And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no…