Posts tagged: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Traditions

By Joe Stowell on November 25, 2014

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought you'd like to hear about the special celebration we had here at Cornerstone on Monday evening.

Our food service team prepared a fabulous Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings for our students so that they could enjoy a traditional family meal together before going home for Thanksgiving break. Faculty and staff carved the turkeys and hams, served…

Giving Thanks When It’s Hard

By David Turner on November 22, 2017

It's easy to be thankful when things are going well, like when we ace the exam, when we get the raise, when we're healthy and our life is flourishing. It's not so easy to give thanks when we fail the exam, when we get fired or when tragedy strikes. I have yet to see an athlete point their index fingers to the sky to give thanks after striking out or getting sacked, and I'm not holding my breath. If…

Being Thankful Anyway

By Joe Stowell on November 6, 2018

November means Thanksgiving is coming up—by far and away my favorite holiday. I'm sure our students agree, as it means a much-needed break before the final crunch of the semester!

I'm not sure why I love Thanksgiving so much, except that it has always seemed so uncluttered. Fortunately, it has escaped the commercialization of Halloween and Christmas. There are no goblins or trick-or-treaters, and…