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Lights and sights on the island

December 25th, 2003 · No Comments


During December, I enjoy taking girls downtown and looking at the lights. No snow falling on cedars here, but plenty of cedar and lights hung across shops.




I didn’t capture this view too well with my camera, but I like looking down Winslow Way and seeing the rows of stars in the dark…..


Stars, reminders of the one the wise men followed, are my favorite shapes of the holiday season. They speak to me of seeking and finding, and of a God who gives clear guidance. Walking down Winslow Way during December with all of its stars cheers me, even in the cold. The girls and I spent a few late afternoons this month walking up and down the sidewalks, going in and out of shops, admiring gingerbread houses and evergreen decor in the store windows (“look at that!”), holding hands and having fun….finding hope in the darkness…..

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