About Me

Van Walton

Fun Facts about Van Walton

My favorite smell: The way the earth smells after it rains.

My favorite sound: The first notes of a grand symphony.

My favorite way to relax: Sitting anywhere outside - on my front porch, on my deck, or by the lake, early in the morning with my first cup of coffee.

My favorite birthday dessert: a Peach cobbler baked by my husband. He’s my fave chef!

I will not eat: Avocado. They turn my stomach into a volcano that never erupts.

Technology I couldn't live without and why: My laptop - it takes me anywhere I want to go.

One thing that makes me smile: My sons' faces!

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My book, From the Pound to the Palace, is available for $10
from Proverbs 31 Ministries.


Pound to Palace


My book, Little Halos, is available for $5.99 from Proverbs
31 Ministries.


Little Halos


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Monday, December 26, 2011

The Star of Bethlehem

So I posted last week about the morning star, short days, long nights. 


... and Jesus' birthday not being the 25th.



Yesterday my three men and I stayed indoors all day, chilling, relaxing, enjoying the peace and quiet of home, and each others' comfortable presence. 


After opening presents we snuggled up nice and comfy in the basement to watch a video that sheds light on the 25th of December. The video is titled The Star of Behtlehem. It is a documentary about the star the Wise Men followed. 



The documentary is a wonderfully interesting presentation of the galaxies, a study of stars and constellation all lined up with history. 

I recommend it for all especially right now as Christmas begins to wind down. We spend a lot of time putting all the emphasis on one day, when in reality the Christmas story took place over a couple of years period.

Get the video. Watch it. You will be amazed and educated. Your eyes will be opened. Meanwhile visit the website.

Shine!   



2 comments:

Michele Caséca said...

Sounds like you had a happy and relaxing Christmas day!

I'm happy to see you back here!
Happy New Year, sweet Van.

I pray for a 2012 full of grace, mercies, forgiveness, love, blessings and hope.

You are in my heart, always!
Michele

Cynthia Lott Vogel said...

hi Van,
I just had to look in on you and see what you've been up to...Still praying for you and your family. I hope all is well and you are in a "good place"....
Please drop me an email to catch me up. Love you girl!
Cynthia