Category Archives: Thanksgiving

About that Turkey … You Might Want to Cook It First

I love tapioca pudding. On one of those rare occasions many years ago when I had the run of the house for little while, I found a box of it in my grandmother’s cabinet. I wasn’t looking for it, but … Continue reading

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Drill, Baby, Drill?

Irony and paradox fill our news sources this Thanksgiving week. Our TVs, computer screens, newspapers, and many of our personal conversations are consumed with elements of it. In Ferguson, MO, individual violence and anarchy have begotten mass violence and anarchy, … Continue reading

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Cornering Hospitality

I embarked on my first serious mission from God when I was about four.  The adults in our house were talking about Christmas—a riveting subject for a four-year-old in almost any context.  I heard my grandpa (Pa) clearly remark that … Continue reading

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