The crisp fall air stirs and evokes cherished memories of holidays gone by as we anticipate gathering with loved ones. But every year, the holidays might look a little different, and expectations built on past celebrations can rob us of the present. There might be an empty chair at the table this year, or maybe [...]
Choosing our Attitude Helps us to Leave a Legacy of Contagious Gratitude! It starts the moment we first wake up and continues with every word and deed we express to those around us as we go about our days. We create an atmosphere of gratitude or ingratitude each day. This Thanksgiving and all year through, [...]
The word "tradition" evokes fond memories of the movie, Fiddler on the Roof. The main character Tevye (actor Nick Paone), harkened to his family and those around him in the surrounding culture by belting out a loud "Tradition!". This word underscored the dominant theme of the movie—being reliant on tradition and faith in times of [...]
Feast on the moments God is giving you with loved ones this Thanksgiving and be present in the moment.
The lingering smell of turkey invites us to the Thanksgiving feast with loved ones around, oohing and ahhing over their favorite food. It's Thanksgiving again, with a hint of pumpkin spice and cinnamon filling the air, we are comforted with the simple things of life that help us to take a break from the ordinary. [...]