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Thanksgiving Week has for many years been one of my favorite weeks. The excitement of being with family and friends as we feast on turkey, potatoes, gravy, pumpkin pie and all the rest on Thanksgiving Day is led into by the way we help others be ready for that same abundant meal. 250 more words
This June, I spent five days working with a small group of young adults on a mission trip doing flood recovery outside Lyons, Colorado.
We pried off branches, logs, and parts of cars that had wrapped themselves around trees; hauled out debris that had washed downriver – everything from kitchen sinks to elk antlers; we ate our lunch in the shade and watched twenty or more hummingbirds sip nectar from their feeders; we climbed up ladders to get to the bridges that folks used to drive over; we began the process of putting in insulation for a new floor in a hundred-year-old cabin that the flood waters had washed right through. 840 more words