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The Unthankful Turkey

It is the middle of November and Thanksgiving is almost here, For many turkeys it is a time to fear. There is a determined hunter who is out with his rifle and net, For a fowl, hiding in the bushes is the safest bet. Now Tyler Turkey is a feisty ...

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A Quiet Moment In November

This poem easily could have been titled “A Quiet Moment On Thanksgiving Day.” After all the cooking and eating was done, I felt the desire to take advantage of the gorgeous day my Lord had given, lay on my deck beneath my big Oak Tree, and spend a little time ...

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The Essence of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite American holiday. Upon moving to Minnesota, one of my American coworkers invited our family of three to her house for Thanksgiving. After dinner, the host put the left-over turkey in the big cast iron pot to the outdoor porch piling up several inches of snow. It ...

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The Idolatry of Unmet Expectations

Typically as Christians, when we hear the word “idolatry” we think of the worship of carved figures or statues often used in religions such Buddhism or Hinduism.  However, another definition of the word is “extreme admiration, love or reverence for something or someone.” The thing we all need to deeply ...

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More Thankful than a Turkey

Thanksgiving is almost here. Soon it will time for everybody to get together and chow down on some bird and watch football. Even if football isn’t your thing, you may still check out one of the many parades across the nation or even get together with family and friends to ...

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