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With Gratitude

Thanksgiving means so many things to so many people. For some, it may be cause for joyous celebrations around favorite foods at family tables. For others, especially LGBTQ persons, it may be a reminder of difficult relationships and estrangements from … Continue reading

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Sing the hymn again!

Come, ye thankful people, come, raise the song of harvest home; all is safely gathered in, ere the winter storms begin.     If you drive the roads of Iowa, you know that by now the harvest is, in fact, … Continue reading

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Thankful for YOU

There are a lot of “non-liturgical” holidays. Mother’s Day….Valentine’s Day (sort of)…Labor Day….and more. I think Thanksgiving Day is the most Christian of the lot.   Some holidays take more explanation than others, but Thanksgiving Day requires almost none. That … Continue reading

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Be thankful…

“Come, O thankful people, come, Raise the song of harvest home….”  After a summer when it hardly rained and when harvest anxiety grew with each succeeding sunny day, it’s good to remind ourselves of the goodness of God.  True, the … Continue reading

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