Category Archives: thanksgiving

GIVE THANKS

It was October, 1929 when the stock market crashed, causing the Great Depression in America.  Just short of a hundred years ago, my mother was 8 years old, lived on a farm with her parents and siblings.  My dad was … Continue reading

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MY SATURDAY PRAYER

When you’re retired, Saturday can seem like just another day, but it’s really a good day to give thanks for getting through another week – to praise God for the blessings He’s given you – to acknowledge His presence in … Continue reading

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THE JOHNSON STREET TURKEYS

No, it’s not a rock group.  It isn’t a gang, in the normal sense of the word.  This group of wild turkeys has been a regular feature in our neighborhood for a few years now.  They do travel in a … Continue reading

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

In Giving thanks today, let’s pray, not only for His provision, but for His bounty.  We have been blessed in so many ways.  He feeds our bodies as well as our souls.  He protects us from harm, danger and temptation.  … Continue reading

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LORD OF THE HARVEST

How can I thank you, Lord, for all you’ve done for me? Your perfect love surrounds me and sets my spirit free. You’ve taken all my sins away. You cleanse my heart both night and day. I come without one … Continue reading

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GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD!

As pies bubble in our ovens and all sorts of treats are prepared for the big feast – we join in thanksgiving for the bounty in our lives.  We may even bring a meal to someone in need or take items to a … Continue reading

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HARDSHIP

When we gather for our yearly Thanksgiving dinners, let’s not only be thankful for the good things we have been blessed with, but also the trials we face. Dear Lord, Thank you, God,  for trouble, depression, pain and strife. You’ve promised to … Continue reading

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Thankful!

The old iron fortress stood ready and tall within the empty room. Wood stacked at one side – boots and mittens there dried, But no one would share in the warmth that it’s belly consumed. The snow outside glistened, no … Continue reading

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COURAGE

1 Corinthians 16:13 “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. “ In ancient days, gladiators were men of great courage.  They risked their lives every week in the Colosseum as they  fought valiantly against raging lions … Continue reading

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“NO MAN IS A FAILURE IF HE HAS FRIENDS”

Isn’t it great to know that God has sent His own angels to protect us each day?  I have spoken about my angels and the shape they must be in by now.  I have given all of them a run for … Continue reading

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