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Where Do “Thanks” Go After Thanksgiving Day?

Each Thanksgiving a family spokesperson reminds us of additions to the family, milestones achieved, significant people no longer present. If only momentarily, people are united in giving thanks and saying Amen.
In this Vincentian Mindwalk, I ask what happens to all the ’Thanks” after Thanksgiving Day.

Gratitude for Blessings in Disguise?

It’s impossible on the basis of any given experience to accurately assess the true consequence to our lives.

Unless we appreciate the full context of any situation, we can’t know what the result will ultimately be.
Just think of “Good” Friday and Easter Sunday.

“Home for the Holidays”

For many of my years, “Home for the Holidays” was in the back of most people’s minds come Thanksgiving and Christmas.
In this Vincentian Mindwalk I reflect on a practice that seems to be non-existent. Going to God’s House to give thanks on Thanksgiving.

Where Do “Thanks” Go After Thanksgiving Day?

Where Do “Thanks” Go After Thanksgiving Day?

Each Thanksgiving a family spokesperson reminds us of additions to the family, milestones achieved, significant people no longer present. If only momentarily, people are united in giving thanks and saying Amen.
In this Vincentian Mindwalk, I ask what happens to all the ’Thanks” after Thanksgiving Day.

Gratitude for Blessings in Disguise?

Gratitude for Blessings in Disguise?

It’s impossible on the basis of any given experience to accurately assess the true consequence to our lives.

Unless we appreciate the full context of any situation, we can’t know what the result will ultimately be.
Just think of “Good” Friday and Easter Sunday.

“Home for the Holidays”

“Home for the Holidays”

For many of my years, “Home for the Holidays” was in the back of most people’s minds come Thanksgiving and Christmas.
In this Vincentian Mindwalk I reflect on a practice that seems to be non-existent. Going to God’s House to give thanks on Thanksgiving.

RINOs,  DINOs and the Duck Test

RINOs, DINOs and the Duck Test

“If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.” Sometimes it is referred to as “the duck test”.Jesus had his own way of saying it. “By their fruits, you will know them”. As I was thinking about the feast of Christ the King, I wondered how the “duck test” might apply to followers of Christ the King.

How Does House-lessness Differ From Home-lessness?

How Does House-lessness Differ From Home-lessness?

Peter Day believes we tends to address “houselessness” (physical needs), rather than homelessness (relational/spiritual/emotional needs).” I knew I needed to explore the distinction between houselessness and homelessness. Here I present these excerpts to see if they resonate with you as well.