Encouragement, Faith, Family, Gratitude, Thanksgiving

How Do We Go Through Disappointments and Still Be Grateful?

In preparation for our Thanksgiving gathering, we moved the living room sofa out, rearranged the coffee table and other stuff and fit in three tables so we could be all together in one room. Halloween used to be one of the top holidays around my house until the kids grew up and moved out. Now, there… Continue reading How Do We Go Through Disappointments and Still Be Grateful?

Family, Shrinking holidays, Thanksgiving

The Incredible Shrinking Thanksgiving Holiday

Every year the window for Thanksgiving Day shortens. Philosophically, we can say that thanks giving should be every day and that is something to strive for but if we talk just about the holiday, wouldn't you agree that it has shrunk to a blip between Halloween candy and Christmas trees, with a short layover on Black Friday?When… Continue reading The Incredible Shrinking Thanksgiving Holiday