For those of us who live in the US, Thanksgiving is at hand.  Here is my tribute this year:   Thank you for all blessings, Tremendous and small. In good times and seasons; For harvest in Fall.   for joy and laughter; Smiles, hugs and tears; For friends and neighbors Growing closer through the years.Continue reading “THANKSGIVING TRIBUTE 2015”


Dark days make the perfect backdrop for colored lights and bling; Electric Santas, candy canes and  reindeer Come out of hiding – from the North Pole, right? Everybody forgets about the cold, snowy hassle of bundling up and shoveling; Members of choirs everywhere practice hymns and winter songs Before the big day gets here. EmbracingContinue reading “DECEMBER”


I’m not exactly the President of the United States, but I can still proclaim! ——–   ————-While it is good and joyful to give thanks to God every day and for all of the blessings He pours into our lives, it seems especially desirable to set one day aside each year so that we mayContinue reading “MY OWN THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION”


THANKSGIVING AT PLYMOUTH In September 1620, a small ship called the Mayflower left Plymouth, England, carrying 102 passengers—an assortment of religious separatists seeking a new home where they could freely practice their faith and other individuals lured by the promise of prosperity and land ownership in the New World. After a treacherous and uncomfortable crossingContinue reading “THE FIRST THANKSGIVING”