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Thanksgiving is the thermometer of the heart.

It was apparent from the size of the crowd and the dignitaries present that the deceased had been a prominent man.  An immaculately dressed young man stood graveside and spoke eloquently of his father’s accomplishments.  A short distance from the crowd two men stood listening.  One was a young man in a suit, the other an elderly man in a clerical collar.  The young man tightened his lips and shook his head. “You’d think he was close to his father, but he never talked about him – it was like he didn’t exist.  Now listen to him.” “His father is safely dead now. He can afford to praise him,” replied the old cleric. The young man glanced at...

Thanksgiving is the thermometer of the heart.
posted on: Nov 25, 2010 | author: Alan Burrow