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A Prayer of Desmond Tutu for (American) Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 28, 2013

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
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Should Justin Trudeau have appropriated the voice of Jack Layton?

Or were both of them (consciously or not) influenced by Desmond Tutu?

A purely Canadian political contretemps, put in context by a letter to the editor in my Globe this morning -- but which led me to this marvellous music on a grey late November day. Glorious!

So much of the greatest art (music, literature, painting, sculpture, architecture . . . ) has been inspired by various world religions: and a reverent agnostic like myself will always acknowledge that.

Something for which to be grateful as we Canadians re-celebrate (American) Thanksgiving with our friends south of the border.

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SLENDERELLA61 12/2/2013 3:16PM

    Glorious music, indeed! Thanks.

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DSHONEYC 11/29/2013 11:59AM

    emoticon We love, because He first loved us.

Blessings to you and your family...

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NANCY- 11/29/2013 6:06AM

    Thank you for that lovely gift.
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I'm thankful for our wonderful friends to the North.

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NANCY- 11/29/2013 6:06AM

    Thank you for that lovely gift.
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I'm thankful for our wonderful friends to the North.

(Strange that there was a double post, but I am doubly grateful. )

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_LINDA 11/29/2013 12:09AM

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That was beautiful!

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PHOENIX1949 11/28/2013 5:26PM

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DOGLADY13 11/28/2013 12:09PM

    The video wasn't available when I tried. Maybe lots of people were viewing it. I will go back.

I think great art is created by people who have a sense of their place in the world. I think religion does a good job of that, but it isn't a requirement for creating beauty.

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KANOE10 11/28/2013 9:29AM

    That was a beautiful prayer. . Have a great day and thanks for celebrating with us.
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COCK-ROBIN 11/28/2013 7:46AM

    Happy Thanksgiving! And thanks for the video.

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JSTETSER 11/28/2013 7:42AM

    I loved the song so much, I reported it on my FB page for my friends and family. Thanks for the post.



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JSTETSER 11/28/2013 7:30AM

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ONEKIDSMOM 11/28/2013 7:16AM

    As a U.S. resident who "pre-celebrates" with my neighbors to the North... Happy re-Thanksgiving to you, too! emoticon

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