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Poor As I Am, All I Can Give Is Thanks

It was a pre-Thanksgiving evening and the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were enjoying some hot cider tea. Nothing goes down quite as nice as a hot cider tea. It was rather a quiet evening and I happened … Continue reading

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Sparrow in the Milking Parlor

I stood disappointed, empty, broken, scared, and angry, with my fist raised to the heavens. About a decade ago, I scanned the want ads; “Don’t mind getting dirty? Come milk cows.” I’ve always loved cows. I’m good at getting dirty. … Continue reading

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Another Thanksgiving under My Belt

The house is quiet now, although a few hours ago it was thumping with all kinds of noise and chatter. Once again, the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I sponsored another Thanksgiving dinner. My role, of course as in … Continue reading

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Too Much Turkey And Not Enough Gravy

This time of the year, my thoughts drift back to memories of my maternal grandmother. The Thanksgiving season brought all her special talents to the forefront. To me, my grandmother reigned as queen of the kitchen and functioned as the … Continue reading

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The Thing I Miss Most About Summer

Summer is over and winter is beginning to give us her cold shoulder. The only way I can really handle winter is the hope of summer coming again in all her warm embraces. I can only take the shivers for … Continue reading

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The great Thanksgiving con

Let me make it clear right up front that Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I admit I am not too fond of many holidays. Can a week go by without some holiday that shuts down everybody? I celebrated … Continue reading

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The Story of Thanksgiving

I found this interesting and thought you might find it interesting this week too.  

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The Power of Thanksgiving

(Acts 16:25-26 NIV)  About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. {26} Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At … Continue reading

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