A Season of Thanksgiving: Thankful for the Beauty of Nature

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Part 6 of series: Thanksgiving: Not Just a Day, But a Season Thankful for the Beauty of Nature in Autumn On a recent trip to New York City, I joined my son, Nathan, for a walk/hike through Van Cortland Park. This park of more than 1,000 acres is in the northwest Bronx. It’s accessible from [Read More...]

A Season of Thanksgiving: In Your Celebration of Thanksgiving, Don’t Miss Jesus!

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Part 5 of series: Thanksgiving: Not Just a Day, But a Season In Your Celebration of Thanksgiving, Don’t Miss Jesus In today’s blog post, I want to share with you a short, online meditation, a little sermon, if you will. It is based on one of the more familiar and beloved passages of Scripture, the [Read More...]

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...]

A Season of Thanksgiving: A Brief History of Thanksgiving

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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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