November 23, 2011 7:24:00 PM
As we celebrate this Thanksgiving, let us embrace our common values and virtues. So often, we focus on how we're different. We have a common bond of the need to love and be loved, hopes for our families and children, aspirations to live in peace and comfort, and desires to find, embrace and share joy. Beyond the abstract qualities and values are many more real similarities we share which we can bring to the "table of brotherhood," place at the altar of our hearts and strive with faith to walk in our actions.
So, let us give simple thanks on this Thanksgiving for the shared bonds of humanity and encourage one another to be lifted up and inspired by how we're alike. In so doing, we will live Thanksgiving daily and improve ourselves, our families, friends, communities, our nation and world.
kj commented at 11/23/2011 9:59:00 PM:
maybaby commented at 11/24/2011 5:29:00 PM:
Well written Carl Lee, Kudos to you. God's words are to love one another as I have loved you; and what you do unto the least of these, you do also to ME! May God continue to keep you safe.
walter commented at 11/26/2011 3:14:00 PM:
I'm a bit confused. Hoe some dumb-ss who reads the Dispatch can find anything in what Carl submitted to make him or her want to check "dislike" is way beyond my abikity to comprehend! And, how can he or she dislike the comments that others make about what Carl wrote is even more bewildering to me!
The spirit of unity and harmony to which carl wrote is to be encouraged, not doscouraged.
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