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”
Here’s another crunched up Christmas carol: Deck the halls with lots of plastic. Clink a clink a clink a beep beep beep; Artificial looks fantastic! Clink a clink a clink beep beep beep; Get it in the bargain basement; Clink a clink clink a clink beep beep beep; Don’t complain if it is bent. ClinkContinue reading “DECK THE HALLS”
What is your fondest memory about the Christmas tree? Mine is this: We always went out into the woods to cut our tree. Then we would come home to a warm house, which was exquisite after being in the cold. We put Christmas music on while we decorated it. I couldn’t really see the treeContinue reading “THE CHRISTMAS TREE”
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”
No snow on the ground yet; Overnight temperatures drop low enough to tease about frost. Vegetable soup tastes wonderful, Especially after a walk in the crisp air. Memories of autumns gone by Bring a warm glow to my mind. Expectancy builds as holidays draw near, Reminding me that winter will soon come.