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  • Thanksgiving In the United States, since the autumn of 1621 when the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag celebrated the colony’s first successful harvest at the Plymouth Plantation, we have taken time […]

    Giving Thanks for All Things Always

    Thanksgiving In the United States, since the autumn of 1621 when the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag celebrated the colony’s first successful harvest at the Plymouth Plantation, we have taken time […]

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  • Happy Holidays!!!

Christmas is one of my favorite holidays.  As a child, I looked forward to the gifts that Santa Claus would bring, separate from the gifts I expected from my parents.  During my teenage years, I began to think about gifts I would give to others.  As a parent, I became the giver of gifts for my children.  And now, I am a grandparent, reliving the joys of children’s laughter at the thought of Christmas gifts.  It is one of my greatest gifts of all.  But, there is still a greater gift.

    My Holiday Wish: Love, Joy, Peace, and Happiness

    Happy Holidays!!! Christmas is one of my favorite holidays. As a child, I looked forward to the gifts that Santa Claus would bring, separate from the gifts I expected from my parents. During my teenage years, I began to think about gifts I would give to others. As a parent, I became the giver of gifts for my children. And now, I am a grandparent, reliving the joys of children’s laughter at the thought of Christmas gifts. It is one of my greatest gifts of all. But, there is still a greater gift.

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