give Thanks

O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures for ever! The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts; so I am helped, and my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him. In God we have boasted continually, and we will give thanks to thy name for ever. Selah As we enter […]

Give Thanks to the Lord

we give thanks

In my imagination our Thanksgiving dinner looks exactly like this Norman Rockwell painting. All of our children, and our children’s children gather together around the table, sharing love, mutual respect, and turkey—in my imagination. In reality—D, Kai Li, KiKi, and I will gather around our dinner table to give thanks for all of our blessings, and for […]

thanksgiving greetings

November arrives and with it comes “Black Friday, “Christmas commercials, advertisement coupons and flyers announcing another gigantic sale of the items required to “make your Thanksgiving Feast special this year”. With every passing year the world outside of our cottage presents a slightly more commercial perspective on “the Holidays”. Things aren’t what they used to be! Thanksgiving, it seems has […]

give thanks 2013

Thanksgiving Proclamation President George WashingtonCity of New York, October 3, 1789 Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor, and Whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee […]