Have a HOLY Christmas, 2015!

Concentrate on The Holy Gift of Life!

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Have a HOLY Christmas, 2015!
Hello, Everyone,
Have a Happy Christmas and "Splendid" 2016!  I will be starting the new year as the week's featured religion columnist for our local paper - The Laramie Boomerang - with an article I am calling THE SPLENDID OF LIFE (subtitled How To Counter Isis).  I shared that with you a few weeks ago, but the Boomerang told me they could not feature it until Jan 3rd because others had been scheduled before me.
I am satisfied with that delay, though.  I do believe it is a great way to end a year and start a new one - pondering the splendid of life.  Don't you agree?  I won't repeat myself in this letter, but if you did not get that article and want it, let me know.  OK? 
Who knows what the next day, let alone the next year, will bring?  I sure do not.  Do you?  I suspect I will be busy with trying to share my recent publications - most of which were finally published this year.  What a year in that regard - to finally publish many writings and many thoughts held to one's bosom - so to speak - for a life time - in 5 books.  If you want to review those recent publications, just tap into my writings website - www.una-bella-vita.com - and there you will see what happened this year.
I do not know what will happen with those "little guys" in 2016, but I do plan on being somewhat busy with trying to publicize them.  I am still at rest for having published them and have given the publicizing part almost no attention, but I suspect it will not be long before I do something, know what I mean?
As for me, I will continue to see life as good as it is because of a belief that an Infinite God must be IN life - not outside it - making all life and all existence SACRED - and I will take time every day to meditate on that theme. 
As my current companion, Nancy Shaw, knows, I begin each day with eyes closed sitting in a chair in her living room and musing about life.  I am always amazed at how wonderful life is if one just pays attention to life itself and does not get distracted with how various people conduct life.  It is that "conduct" thing that is so bewildering.  If one can just let that go and ponder life itself, then it can all become clear as to what to do with "THE GIFT OF LIFE" itself.  How do you handle a Miracle - such as all Life and all Existence is?  You TREASURE IT AND LOVE IT.  That is all there is to it.  Never mind what others have done with it and are doing with it.  Just feel obliged to love it for itself because it is right and proper - and presto - HEAVEN IS ALWAYS AT HAND.  Well, anyway, that's what I believe.
Have a Good One, Everyone - a Good Christmas and a Good 2016!  Be in touch as you wish!
Francis William Bessler
Laramie, Wyoming