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FDR's World War II Thanksgiving Proclamation

President Franklin Roosevelt

134 – Proclamation 2571—Thanksgiving Day  November 26, 1942

By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord.” Across the uncertain ways of space and time our hearts echo those words, for the days are with us again when, at the gathering of the harvest, we solemnly express our dependence upon Almighty God. 396 more words

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Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Day Proclamation

Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Day Proclamation

The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come, others have been added, which are of so extraordinary a nature, that they cannot fail to penetrate and soften even the heart which is habitually insensible to the ever watchful providence of Almighty God. 399 more words

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What’s Right with the Church?

BOOK REVIEW OF WHAT’S RIGHT WITH THE CHURCH by William Willimon

What’s Right with the Church is a hopeful, encouraging, and genuine book about the definition and purposes of the church.  1,155 more words

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2017 version of Community Bathrooms

In 1982, I made a conscious decision to move away from a dorm with semi-private bathrooms to a dorm with community bathrooms on each floor. 259 more words

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Tough Love Praying

When one person continually takes advantage of another person, it’s time to set boundaries.  Saying prayers to God will help you when you  need to apply “tough love” to set boundaries in difficult relationships.  1,772 more words

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