Now Thank We All Our God

I love Holidays: the Fourth of July with its parades, picnics, fireworks and reminders of our nation’s brave but modest beginning: Labor Day, the end of summer, a time to remember and be grateful for the hard work of many of our fathers who labored for long hours at difficult jobs. My father was a railroader, […]

Keeping a Good Thanksgiving: Part 5

Part 5: What You Feel When You are Blessed I want to now reflect on gratitude and giving thanks. Thanksgiving requires people, food, and the practice – the discipline – of gratitude. When I was a child I had to be forced to say “thank you.” The situation was usually this: a birthday card arrived […]