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The angle of thankfulness

Seasons of life require courage and right angle.

Some trees on her walk through the neighborhood were a glory to behold. Colorful and straight. Then there was that slanted evergreen. Why was it growing at an angle?

Giving thanks in 2020

Prayers of thanks

While there is a pandemic in progress, the Rev. Glenn Wagner reminds us to give thanks for our heritage, the benefits of being a U.S. citizen, and a God who loves us.

A tool to grow spirit’s fruits

Fruits of the spirit

Enneagram is a tool that has been around a long time. Laura Witkowski encourages its use for both spiritual growth, nurturing relationships, and team building.

A legacy of gratitude and generosity

A legacy of kindness and pie

In this season of thanksgiving, the Rev. Benton Heisler gives thanks for the legacy he has received from his farming family and his loving God. Grandmother’s poem shaped his life.

A song of hope for a crazy world

Song features a baby duck

Admitting that the times we live in can be terrifying, Bishop David Bard turns to a Country Western song and a poem to wish The Michigan Area a blessed Thanksgiving.

With thanksgiving

Children praying at dinner

In this edition of Home Words Bound, the Rev. Benton Heisler overcomes anxiety with hope and looks forward to thanksgiving.

A Joyful Journey

In his November blog, Bishop David Bard remains profoundly grateful even though the “difficulties before us as a country, as a world, and as a United Methodist Church, are real.”

A recipe for Thanksgiving

Pumpkin pie

With the help of the internet, explore these ways to create some new Thanksgiving traditions in your congregation and community.

Extending the table

A classic hymn sparks a holiday memory and reflection by the Rev. Dwayne Bagley.

A deeper thanks

This Perspective on Hope encourages those at the feast to give thanks for God’s earth.