Friday, April 17                   

Festival of Purim Established

Esther 9:18-23, 29-32 NRSV

(T)he Jews of the villages, who live in the open towns, hold the fourteenth day of the month of Adar as a day for gladness and feasting, a holiday on which they send gifts of food to one another.  Esther 9:19

Perpetual thanksgiving invites us to be perpetually generous, leaving no one behind.