Thursday Nov 25, 2021

BHoP#068 Thanksgiving

In this special Thanksgiving episode Dr Koontz reads selections from various accounts and poems relating to Thanksgiving and Armistice Day (now known as Veteran's Day) and gives us meditations on Thanksgiving, and on surviving in dark times as the pilgrims who founded the holiday did.


The Life of Saint Martin of Tours

"Martin's Tide" by William Barnes

Poetry of World War I

      "Peace" by Rupert Brooke

      "The Dead" by Rupert Brooke

      "In Flanders Fields" by John McCrae

      "And There Was a Great Calm" by Thomas Hardy

Thanksgiving proclamation and stories from the Pilgrims

"The Harvest Moon" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Thanksgiving Turkey"  by George Parsons Lathrop



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Dr Koontz - Agrarian, Egghead -  Concordia Theological Seminary Fort Wayne

Music thanks to Verny

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Thank you for your Thanksgiving blessing. The readings were very evocative and brought back many happy memories. Thank you again. This is always a great podcast.

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