Bless and be thankful continually

"We bless you, Lord." I heard those words flow out of the mouth of someone praying once. And those four words got me thinking. Does God need our blessing? I know I need his blessing.  I need his blessing to live. I'm blessed when I inhale my first breath of morning air. I'm blessed with [...]

Don’t Let Them Steal Thanksgiving (part 1)

No sooner the costumes and scarecrows get put away, the last traces of candy vanish and the pumpkins get discarded, no sooner the fall harvest items disappear from store shelves--then all the shiny glitz and adornments for Christmas start appearing. One by one they start lining shelves.  Sometimes Christmas appears alongside autumn, even before November. [...]