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What's It All About, Anyway?

"God is not working for our temporal personal happiness.  He is not working so that we would feel satisfied and complete or that we would have a positive self-image or a comfortable lifestyle.  No, he is working to make us lights that shine in darkness, so that people would see our good works and give him glory."  ~Paul David Trip, War of Words

Announcing . . .

I know, it's been awhile.  So here I am, last night in CT with the fam for the holidays, finally posting an update with a few photos for good measure.  Now, where to begin? Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh At the end of September, John and I headed to India.  We spent a week in Delhi with a day trip to the Taj Mahal, the Red Fort up the river from the Taj, and Fatehpur Sikri which was the abode of the grandfather of the man that built the Taj Mahal.  It was just what John expected in a visit to India -- so many colors, sights, sounds, and smells.  We also visited lots of old friends and spent a leisurely Sunday as I used to: going to church then having lunch with the Pillai family.  We stayed with the Pillai family in Gurgaon and enjoyed wonderful times of visiting and hearing about their recent trip to visit relatives in Kerala. On day hike above Dhel Meadow Evening in Dhel Meadow Following a frenetic time in Delhi, we escaped to the Great Himalayan National