When your family and friends gather around this Thanksgiving and Christmas, give a gift that is priceless and cannot be bought in any store: time spent with the loneliest person in the room. That’s usually the elderly, but it could be anyone.
Because when the tree has been taken down and the decorations are put away, the shine is off of the presents and you’ve forgotten what you got and what you gave, the gift of your time and attention will still be a warm memory to the recipient.
Praise God from whom all blessings flow;
Praise him all creatures here below;
Praise him above, ye heav’nly host;
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost.
Thomas Ken, 1695 (words)
Genevan Psalter, 1551 (music)
alternate title: Old 100th
To hear a lovely marimba version, go here.
If you love freedom, go vote.
If you love America, go vote.
Please, please, please don’t vote for the woman who got the 3:00 a.m. call, and left 4 Americans to die in Benghazi.
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