An Outsider’s View of Thanksgiving

Last year we escaped Thanksgiving. As most Americans sat down to turkey and trimmings and pumpkin pie we were somewhere between Ohio and Kansas, driving from Boston to

How to pray when you don’t feel thankful

I have been humbled by the thankfulness of my friends. I’ve shared in their Thanksgiving Day celebrations, sat as their tables and heard them express their appreciation. Even

Escaping Thanksgiving

I am not trying to avoid giving thanks for all the good things in my life. Believe me, I know I should practice being more thankful, instead of

A Red Starbucks Cup

It takes a red Starbucks cup to remind me that I have come to enjoy “the holidays”—that festive season from Thanksgiving to New Year including Christmas and Hanukkah—here