January - Hello God, it's me, Mara


January 19, 2022

You know, Lord, here comes a New Year, a clean month, a bright new day. Thank You, Lord.

William A. Quayle, in his book “God’s Calendar,” has some fascinating musing about months. Some for January are:

“The Calendar is God’s invention. The matter-of-fact Romans way took hold of the almanac and called the months by the names which thereafter God’s months were to wear. God should have named the months – He is so much the Poet; or at least the Greeks, because Poetry and they were friends. Nonetheless, January is named from JANUA, a door.

“January is the cold month, the month of freezing and frost...

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