Give Thanks

Thanksgiving is a discipline. It doesn’t come naturally. We have to teach our children to say thank you in acknowledgment of the contributions of others. Even then, a verbal acknowledgment is no guarantee of heartfelt thanks. And this is not an issue only for the young among us. In a culture that drives us toContinue reading “Give Thanks”

Goin’ to the Chapel

When I lived in Durham, NC, I adopted the habit of making a weekly trip to Duke Chapel.  If you’ve been there, you know that it is an awesome structure.  A massive, cross-shaped room rises dizzyingly into the air, walls of grey interrupted by the bright colors of stained glass.  As you enter, you can’tContinue reading “Goin’ to the Chapel”