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Gratitude and Hallelujah!

Have you considered that most things that happen in our lives are neither essentially good nor bad but some ambiguous mix that we consider “ordinary?” Perhaps one of the most haunting melodies in contemporary music is Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah! Since … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving As It Is

It’s much the same this year as it was last year….and the year before that. In the week before the Thanksgiving holiday, many TV shows in the United States have a Thanksgiving-themed episode. They generally follow the same plot: a … Continue reading

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A Difficult Conversation for Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner: friends and family gather; recipes are shared; people travel great distances to be with loved ones. There’s something unique and special about the American Thanksgiving holiday. I have fond memories of Thanksgiving from my childhood, with my mother … Continue reading

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