A Season of Thanksgiving: Be Sure to Thank People Too!

Part 4 of series: Thanksgiving: Not Just a Day, But a Season A Season of Thanksgiving: Be Sure to Thank People Too! I’ll never forget something I heard at the baccalaureate service that was part of my graduation from college. As I sat in the Memorial Church of Harvard University, the President of Radcliffe College [Read More...]

Discovering Advent: My E-Book Is Now Available

Discovering Advent: How to Experience the Power of Waiting on God at Christmastime tells the story of my personal discovery of Advent, something Christians have been celebrating for centuries, but which has been a relatively new addition to my life. As I share my story, I explain the meaning, traditions, and purpose of Advent. I [Read More...]

No More Clink of the Coin in the Kettle . . . Salvation Army Ringers Go Digital

The New York Times reports that the Salvation Army is going digital. In more and more locations this year, those omnipresent bell ringers with the red kettles will be equipped so you can swipe your card in order to make a Christmas donation. According to a Salvation Army representative: “A lot of people just don’t [Read More...]

A Season of Thanksgiving: A Brief History of Thanksgiving

“The First Thanksgiving” by Jennie August Brownscombe, 1914

Part 3 of series: Thanksgiving: Not Just a Day, But a Season A Season of Thanksgiving: A Brief History of Thanksgiving For several years, it has been my history to put up a bit of Thanksgiving history a few days prior to the holiday. So, once again, here is a brief history of Thanksgiving. Several [Read More...]


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