After spending most of the day at the Gateway Center in Collinsville for the Festival of Trees decorating day, I raced back to the seminary in time for our annual lighting of the various trees and scenes. This year saw the biggest number of students, families, faculty and staff ever. It began with cocoa and hot cider in the new plaza in front of Iso and moved counter clockwise through the seminary grounds.
After being left alone all day, Ferdie was beyond crazed to be a part of things. He ran right into the middle of the plaza and sought out kids and toddlers, at this point visiting with the Hunsaker kids. While making over Levi Mau, Ferdie kissed him and then turned and knocked my camera out of my hand and onto the stone walk. The pictures were fuzzy for some time before the lens righted itself.
It started with a few
Suffer the little children to come onto Me and forbid them not, for such is the kingdom of heaven.