I write this with a thin veil of time between what’s left of 2014 A.D. and 2015 A.D. – anno domini, “The year of our Lord.”
It is another New Year of our Lord. And another passed into our history.
You’re watching a ball role down a hill from the side. It’s a snowball and it’s tumbling down down down.
It’s not only tumbling down, it’s getting bigger and bigger as you descend down the hill watching this snowball not only increases in mass, but also in speed and momentum.