"Be considerate of the other people at the table and treat them the way you want to be treated." (Sirach 31:15) (A book from the Apocrypha of the Old Testament)
The table has been set, the invitation extended, and now we wait. In this case it's not just one table, but many tables that have been set up in our church's gymnasium as we prepare for the second annual Thanksgiving community luncheon. Come to think of it, maybe it really does represent just one table - the Lord's Table that we have set to welcome all who are in need of physical, emotional, and spiritual nourishment on Thanksgiving Day.
Leading up to this holiday season I am saddened to hear how the retail industry is once more encroaching upon another opportunity for us to pause in our hectic lives, be thankful, spend quality time with loved ones, and extend the hand of fellowship to others. The conflict that has developed around this year's retail shopping schedule and the demands itRead More »from People at the Table