New Year, New Beginnings, New Resolutions

With the start of another year, comes the inevitable new years resolutions. Have you made any changes with the new year?

What’s a year from the perspective of eternity?

We’ve just entered the year 2018, we’re celebrating two thousand and eighteen years (give or take) since Jesus entered the world and changed history. It also happens to be the thirty-seventh year that I’ve inhabited the earth, the hundredth year since the end of the First World War, and two hundred and thirty years since the First Fleet arrived on Australia’s shores.

But all of these are just arbitrary measurements, are they not? December 31 was still 9 days ago; it wasn’t a year ago. Just because we’ve changed the last number in the date column doesn’t change the length of time on a different scale, does it? Continue Reading →