My husband I frequently drive between the midwest (our parents live in Michigan/Ohio) and the east coast (we live in Virginia). For years we've been promising ourselves we'd stop along the way in Shanksville, Pennsylvania at the Flight 93 Memorial. But by the time we get close we are invariably … [Read more...] about In Honor of 9/11: The Flight 93 Memorial
The following is by my father, Nicholas J. Huizenga, in which he describes a Talons Out Honor Flight he took on May 16, 2015. He died a year later, in June 2016, almost a year ago. Memorial Day, May 25, 2015. Nine days ago I joined 105 veterans of World War ll on a trip to Washington D.C. … [Read more...] about Honor Flight: a WW II Veteran Reflects
Memorial Day weekend collided with Trinity Sunday this year. I preached a sermon titled "Cosmic!' using Genesis 1:1 and Psalm 8. I referenced a movie called "The Overview Effect" which is definitely worth your time. It features great images from spacecrafts, and is narrated by astronauts and … [Read more...] about Did you hear the Thunder Roll?
Yesterday we went to Wolftrap to hear the President's Own Marine Band play, and to see fireworks. It's a free event and we love to go. The gates open at 6:30 and we arrived by 6:40. Even so, the place was packed. We ended up spreading our picnic blanket on asphalt because every scrap of grass was … [Read more...] about Memorable Memorial Day