The Eighth Day

I happened to have Murdoch Mysteries on this afternoon. I wasn’t paying full attention to it but I did catch part of the show. One of the policemen/ detectives was telling Murdoch his theories of how the universe came to be. He started by saying his Grandmother was a church going woman who believed God created everything in seven days. Then the policeman/ detective went on to expand on his thoughts about all of that. I can’t remember all of it now.

What caught my attention was the 8th day theory. First, what if God’s idea of a day is different from our own. Maybe one sunset to the next sunrise isn’t a day when you’re an omnipotent being of some kind. What if God’s day is billions of years to us. What if the 7th day is still ongoing and one day we find ourselves with all kinds of new wonders as the 8th day starts and God begins creating again, after his break on the 7th day?

Isn’t that a neat theory?

I don’t believe in God or Goddess but I do think there had to have been something which started everything at some point. Something which sorted out life, death and everything. Do you really think everything could have just happened by evolution, luck or happenstance?

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Valentine's Day

It’s a funny year for Valentine’s Day this year. I don’t see as much stuff in the stores, I don’t see as much written online or offline about it either. Like it’s fading into a sunset. Maybe it’s the Family Day, the new holiday added to February. There just isn’t room in the shortest month for two holidays. It’s sad. I like Valentine’s Day, whether I’m single, married, dating or divorced, I think a holiday for romance is a great idea.

If you aren’t half of a couple don’t let that stop you. Give yourself a day of something romantic, fun, luxurious and pampering in the way you would like to do but just don’t spend the time or money on yourself in that way. Make Valentine’s Day the day you give yourself an extra special day.

For Remembrance Day

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.

John McCrae

From the Canadian Legion site:

The Lapel Poppy

The lapel Poppies that are worn in Canada today were first made, beginning in 1922, by disabled veterans under the sponsorship of the Department of Soldiers Civil Re-establishment. Until 1996, Poppy material was made at the “Vetcraft” sheltered workshops run by Veterans Affairs Canada in Montreal and Toronto. The work provided a small source of income for disabled ex-service persons and their dependants, allowing them to take an active part in maintaining the tradition of Remembrance.

When it no longer became practical for Veterans Affairs Canada to maintain the “Vetcraft” operations, the Legion volunteered to take on the continuing responsibility for the production of Poppies. In so doing, Dominion Command has awarded a production contract to a private company to produce the Poppies but all operations are conducted under strict Legion control and oversight.