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Giving Thanks

As we gather with family and friends around our Thanksgiving tables, we offer a reprise of this video by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB on the grace of gratitude.  Appropriate for any time during the year, it is especially fitting for … Continue reading

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Living with Gratitude—On Thanksgiving Day and Every Day

For some people, Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday.  What makes it so appealing is the relative simplicity of the day: gathering around the table with family and friends to enjoy each other’s company and partake of a delicious meal.  For … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Reflections

By Jessica Williamson* Thanksgiving brings to mind so many emotions, so many memories.  I think of food—and lots of it—as well as the smells of the feast being prepared, the warmth from the oven and from the many humans gathered … Continue reading

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Pomp and Circumstance – A Reflection on Graduations

By Sister Donna Fannon, MHSH Last week I and other members of my high school graduation class of 1962 served as honorary marshals for this year’s graduation ceremony.   This was the first time I had returned to my high school, … Continue reading

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The Blessings Come Down

Thoughts on Thanksgiving by Carolyn Rodgers, Cook* I remember the first Thanksgiving meal that I ever cooked.  My husband, who was my fiancé at the time, said that I should do the turkey because I was a cook.  I was … Continue reading

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