Browsing All posts tagged under »Thanksgiving«

Turning Thanksgiving into Thanksreceiving

November 23, 2011

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When your friends and family gather for Thanksgiving and list their blessings, make sure and remind everyone they should be especially thankful for you. Are You too Impressive? If you’re anything like me, you’re a tremendously impressive person, and part of what makes you impressive is your deep humility preventing you from bringing your accomplishments […]

Gobble, Gobble

November 22, 2011

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For any international readers not familiar with American Thanksgiving, the simplest explanation is to think of it as a day when family gathers from far and wide to celebrate the great American tradition of overeating. Thanksgiving is a special day when hearts swell with gratitude…also with the symptoms of heart disease. Swelling of the stomach […]

Cloudy with a Chance of Rapture

May 21, 2011

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I have a small electronic weather station on my desk, and this morning I was surprised to find the following forecast: Partly cloudy, 20% chance of rain, 10% chance of Rapture You’ve probably heard of the Christian preacher who predicted the Rapture would come today, May 21st.  If you’re not familiar with the Rapture, you […]