Glimpses of Thanksgiving Grace (Photo-Friday)

- cooking Thanksgiving Day Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.James 1:17 Thanksgiving sure has shifted in the past few years. We had all the good food; we spent hours in the …

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Hamburgers, freedom, and the uniquely American flavor of Thanksgiving

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 - "the other" Thanksgiving food It is Thanksgiving morning. I pray that your day will be defined by love, light, grace, joy, promise, good food, and - most importantly - hearts filled to overflowing with gratitude. Why …

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A Little Joy to go with your Thanksgiving

You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.2 Corinthians 9:11 Looking back, my past few posts have been fairly serious in terms of content. Primarily, I am a writer, and I believe (I hope) it is my words …

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The “Boxing Day” Tradition

Boxing Day 2020 with my parents Ever since I was a child, the annual "Boxing Day" lunch has been hands down my favorite feast of the year. That's right, it even (although only just) beats out Thanksgiving. Of course a lot of this has to do with tradition. Boxing Day has been a family favorite …

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our Nativity begins its long journey to Christmas (with the help of the grandchildren)

Happy Sunday after Thanksgiving," friends. May your gratitude run deep and may your journey toward Bethlehem and the story of your Christmas be brand new and overflowing with redemption and with promise.