Thanksgiving runs deeper than happiness

Although sounding similar “the pursuit of happiness” and “the act of thanksgiving” are fairly different. One is the seeking of an emotional state somewhat dependent on outside persons, resources, luck, or events.  Thanksgiving is a slowing down to render an internal accounting of the blessings, beauty, gifts, and God’s goodness in any circumstance. The pursuit of […]

a veteran’s day prayer

Almighty God, Giver of life, Creator of all We long for the day spoken of by the prophet Isaiah When your Love and Light eclipses our sin When You come to judge the nations, when all swords shall be hammered into ploughshares,   and all spears crafted into pruning-hooks; when nation shall not lift up sword […]