Tag Archive | prayer of St. Francis

What will 2017 bring?

New Year’s Day 2017  ~ The World Day of Peace (the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God, the last day of Hanukkah and the last day of Kwanzaa.) Where are we, this New Year’s Day 2017, my friends? Are we better off than we were a year ago? What will 2017 bring for us? […]

Dreaming of a New Humanity in a New Year

St. Augustine, Florida at Christmastime / bob traupman / 2007 Dear friends, When we were preparing for Y2K fifteen years ago, I dreamed about “A New Humanity for a New Millennium.” And I wrote some really positive stuff about us humans, knowing full well we really didn’t warrant it. Can we dust those thoughts now as […]

WHAT WILL 2014 BRING?

Where are we, this New Year’s Day 2014, my friends? Are we better off than we were a year ago? What will 2014 bring for us? Are we prepared for whatever the year will bring?   Will the economy get better or worse? Will I keep my job? Get a raise? Get sick? Be able to pay […]

WHAT WILL 2013 BRING?

Where are we, this New Year’s Day 2013, Lord? Are we better off than we were a year ago? What will 2013 bring for us? Are we prepared for whatever the year will bring? Do we realize that “We never know . . . what the next moment will bring? Give us hope, Lord, this New Year’s Day. A […]

Welcome to a new decade ~ May it be kind to us all!

St. Augustine, Florida at Christmastime © bob traupman 2007 – 2011. all rights reserved. Dear friends, Eleven years ago I dreamed about “A New Humanity for a New Millennium.” And I wrote some really positive stuff about us humans, knowing full well we really didn’t warrant it. Can we dust those thoughts of eleven years […]