… and another year has come and gone. FINALLY!!! Of course, I said the same thing about a recent election here in the good ol’ US of A. We all know how that turned out.
This is the statue on the top of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, located in East Rocks Park, in Hamden, Connecticut… which is just NNE of New Haven. As near as I can tell – cause the ding dang monument has never been open when I’ve gone – the lady depicted was neither a soldier nor a sailor. Not with that kind of outfit on.
… but now I’m kinda intrigued… What might one find behind such a door…?
In my life there’s been some Heart… But I can’t think of a band named Ache… or Pain… Image found here.
And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. Whatever your motivation to get out of bed on this day – whether it’s to celebrate the birth of a child more than two millennia ago… or just another day in late December – may we all find the strength within ourselves to renew our common humanity on this, and every other day… and keep watch over the flock… … that flock which is each and every one of us…