Readers of the Pew know that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and not just because of the food. (A leftover turkey sandwich on white bread is close to heaven.). I love it because it’s all about being thankful, being with friends and family, and exchanging love, kindness, and gratitude. Not a gift needs to be…

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Yesterday I quoted a Psalm. It made me wonder when did we start referring to a single psalm as a “Psalm” as opposed to referencing a verse by saying something like “Psalms 23:1?” Maybe we always did and after over seventy years I just opened my eyes. Maybe a biblical scholar will tell me if…

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Hear my teaching, O my people; incline your ears to the words of my mouth. —¬†Psalm 78:1. The psalmist has stories to tell and he wants his audience to listen. This morning I read this psalm, and the commentator asks — “Who are our storytellers today?” Good question. I might say today’s storytellers are the…

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Unless you have been climbing Kilimanjaro or refuse to listen to sports news, you know that Aaron Rogers has Covid, and as it turns out, he was not vaccinated. That in itself isn’t earth-shattering. Plenty of people get Covid even though they have been vaccinated. The good thing is that if they’ve been vaccinated their…

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Sitting in a doctor’s waiting room can bring forth some interesting thoughts: I have never been in a doctor’s waiting room where I couldn’t look around and see someone who was worse off than me. I’m reminded to be grateful no matter how bad I might feel at the moment. Usually there is a couple…

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