It is the last day of 2017 with just a couple of hours left. So thinking back on the year it was a pretty good one. But what makes a good year? No major crisis’ or trials? Adequate income and no major unexpected bills? Good health in most of our family relatively speaking? Lots of fish caught? My number one criteria for declaring the year good was what I was able to do with my life that mattered, that made a difference, that I am pretty sure God would declare fruit that would glorify Him, and impacted someone else’s life for all eternity. I am anticipating that one of these years there will be a marked downturn in what I am able to accomplish because of age, health, or my Parkinson’s, but it wasn’t this year. There were lots of opportunities and divine appointments provided by God to keep me busy in ministry most of the time. My energy level was good, and my passion and drive were about as strong as ever. So I declare 2017 a very good year, and pray and ask God to give me another one this coming year. I am anticipating that 2018 is going to be the best year ever.