Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Tough Climb

While in Colorado visiting Madison for Thanksgiving, I made a quit trip to Garden of the Gods with Taylor and Clayton. As we walked back to the car we caught sight of this rock climber making his way up one … Continue reading

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Celebrating Art!

While in Colorado for Thanksgiving, Courtney and Becky sprang for the whole family to spend the afternoon at the Denver Art Museum. Taylor mentioned that she loved this particular piece of artwork which consisted of long panels of sheer pink … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2013 (Rocky Mountain High)

ROAD TRIP!!! Wendy, Suzanna, and I headed west this past Wednesday morning. We picked up Taylor in Des Moines. Clayton and his younger brother, Spence, followed us on I-80 westbound and we made the long trek to Colorado. Clayton jumped … Continue reading

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An Iowa Psalm

Chapter-a-Day Psalm 65 You take care of the earth and water it,     making it rich and fertile. The river of God has plenty of water;     it provides a bountiful harvest of grain,     for you have ordered it so. Psalm 65:9 … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2012

I must say that Thanksgiving 2012 has been one of the more odd holiday weekends for Wendy and me simply because it’s mostly been a quiet weekend just the two of us. The one family gathering we had was on … Continue reading

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No Satisfaction

Chapter-a-Day Psalm 63 You satisfy me more than the richest feast.     I will praise you with songs of joy. Psalm 63:5 (NLT) Seriously. Aren’t we all just looking for satisfaction? We strive for satisfaction in our jobs and never really … Continue reading

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Call to Gratitude: Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Chapter-a-Day Psalm 50 “But giving thanks is a sacrifice that truly honors me.     If you keep to my path,     I will reveal to you the salvation of God.” Psalm 50:23 (NLT) For those of us in the U.S., the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 23

…he leads me beside quiet waters…. Psalm 23:2b (NIV) My friends and family know that life has been a little bit of crazy for Wendy and me this summer. Nothing bad, mind you. Thank God, we are well and the … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 18

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good!     His faithful love endures forever. Psalm 18:1 & 29 (NLT) Wendy and I found ourselves in conversation yesterday about our blessings. We were discussing a person whose Facebook posts seem endlessly full … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Deuteronomy 15

Give freely and spontaneously. Don’t have a stingy heart. The way you handle matters like this triggers God, your God’s, blessing in everything you do, all your work and ventures. There are always going to be poor and needy people … Continue reading

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