Thanks and Humility to God

It would probably come as a shock to the public for a modern president to so aggressively make a claim for the need for thanks and humility to God, but such was the culture of America that such a proclamation was seen as normal and expected until very recently. Why Thanksgiving is on the Last […]

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Liberty Under God for All People

Institute on Religion & Democracy Press Release November 24, 2015 Contact: Jeff Walton office: 202-682-4131, cell: 202-413-5639, e-mail: “The Pilgrim escape to New England emblematizes the centuries-long quest for liberty to worship God without coercion, a liberty that hundreds of millions from different faiths in our world do not have.” -Mark Tooley, IRD President […]

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The Indignity of Giving Thanks

The Indignity of Giving Thanks The spirit of thanksgiving runs against the temptation we face as human beings to assert our self-sufficiency. Few of us enjoy the feeling of indebtedness; a fact easily demonstrated by our oft-unsolicited readiness to return a favor once someone has expressed kindness to us. I owe you one, I will return the […]

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Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director, and producer whose notable career spans more than three decades providing breathtaking imagery for feature films, television shows, documentaries and commercials. This piece includes his short film on Gratitude and Happiness. Brother David Steindl’s spoken words, Gary Malkin’s musical compositions and Louie’s cinematography make this a stunningly beautiful […]

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20 Tips for a Positive New Year

20 Tips for a Positive New Year (Updated for 2012) 1. Stay Positive. You can listen to the cynics and doubters and believe that success is impossible or you can trust that with faith and an optimistic attitude all things are possible. 2. Take a morning walk of gratitude. I call it a “Thank You Walk.” It […]

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Thanksgiving – A Day Of Freedom

As the Thanksgiving Holiday comes to a close, I’d like to share one more post about my favorite holiday! Below is a composite of several Thanksgiving themed blog posts and articles from Voice of God Recordings and Young Foundations. Check out all the videos, audios, pictures, and even recipes. Enjoy! Thanksgiving – A Day Of […]

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