Stand up, on this Thanksgiving Day,
stand upon your feet.
Believe in man.
Soberly and with clear eyes,
believe in your own time and place.
There is not, and there never has been a better
time, or a better place to live in.
Phillips Brooks, an American Episcopal clergyman, author, Rector of Boston's Trinity Church and briefly Bishop of Massachusetts, is remembered as lyricist of the Christmas hymn, "O Little Town of Bethlehem” ... here's a jazzy version of that hymn.