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Word of the Week: Thanksgiving

This week as we begin preparations to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, this thought expressed by author and lecturer Katrina Mayer is worthy of our serious reflection. “Thanksgiving isn’t just a day. It’s a way we can live our lives every day.”

Mayer reminds us that Thanksgiving is an attitude. A spirit that ought to pervade our lives. Everyday. Robert Caspar Lintner was right when he wrote “Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.” Continue reading


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One morning R. C. Chapman, the 19th century British evangelist, was asked how he was feeling. “I’m burdened this morning!” was his reply.

But his happy countenance contradicted his words. So the questioner exclaimed in surprise, “Are you really burdened, Mr. Chapman?” Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Blessed

Bible.Cross“Headlines” is a Jay Leno feature on the Tonight Show.  In that segment he features newspaper headlines, advertisements,  classified ads and stories that have misspellings, unfortunate word choices or just funny lines.

In one Tonight Show bit several years ago was this item from the lost-and-found column of a Midwestern newspaper: Continue reading


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