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Thanksgiving Day

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Praise the Lord, O my soul!My inmost being, praise his holy name.Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits.Who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases,Who redeems your life from the pit.And crowns you with love and compassion.Who satisfies your desires with good thingsSo that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.Praise the Lord, O… Read more »

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here. We seem to be in the middle of a plague of plagiarism.  And it’s far more pervasive than a few high school students copying articles out of Wikipedia and submitting them as original term papers.  Several works of highly regarded historians, including Stephen Ambrose and Joseph J. Ellis, have been shown to be at… Read more »

Give Thanks Anyways

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Gratitude and thanksgiving are frequently presented as synonyms. But they’re not quite the same thing. Gratitude is an inner disposition – a deep-seated feeling that when it comes to the best things in life, all we can do is receive them with empty hands.  Gratitude springs from grace.  Thanksgiving isn’t a feeling.  It’s an action.  Thankfulness is a decision we… Read more »