Thanksgiving 2020

Giving Thanks, Looking Forward

All of us at Facing Cancer Together would like to wish you a safe, healthy, and restful Thanksgiving. While many of us cannot be with our loved ones due to COVID-19, please know that there is light and hope on the horizon
We invite you to take a moment to reflect on a wonderful poem written by Barbara Crooker.

Praise Song

Praise the light of late November,
the thin sunlight that goes deep in the bones.
Praise the crows chattering in the oak trees;
though they are clothed in night, they do not
despair. Praise what little there’s left:
the small boats of milkweed pods, husks, hulls,
shells, the architecture of trees. Praise the meadow of dried weeds:
yarrow, goldenrod, chicory, the remains of summer. Praise the blue sky
that hasn’t cracked yet. Praise the sun slipping down behind the
beechnuts, praise the quilt of leaves that covers the grass: Scarlet Oak,
Sweet Gum, Sugar Maple. Though darkness gathers, praise our crazy
fallen world; it’s all we have, and it’s never enough.

Winter Solstice Celebration

Join us on December 16th @7 pm for an evening of hope and joyful connection. Details will be sent out in the coming weeks.

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