1. We can rejoice in our own need and the gift we receive through baptism given by the same one by whom John desired to be baptized.
  2. Season eight of the Game of Thrones has begun. It's the long-awaited finale, the end of the story we have all long been eagerly waiting for even as we fear the impending winter.
  3. When it comes to this world, our beds are most often a mess even when we do our best to make them in the morning.