Thanksgiving

A Little Bit of Thanks Goes a Long Way

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This Thanksgiving there should only be one regret—that we have not taken the time to give enough of ourselves. Giving of ourselves takes many shapes and forms. Take a look around and ask yourself: What can I do to lift someone’s burden or make their load a little lighter?

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Cranberry sauce, fry bread, and gratitude? Meh, say tribes

 

As you sit down with your family (or framily) for Thanksgiving dinner, you probably already realize that the settlers and Native Americans at the first Thanksgiving weren’t eating cranberry sauce shaped like a can. The pilgrims and the Wampanoag tribe may have eaten wildfowl and corn back in 1629, but according to an article in...


Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!

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On Gratitude

Remember, not everyone has loved ones to count on or a stable income, or has a place to live.  A lot of people do not even know what it feels like to be invited to someone’s home for a Thanksgiving celebration. A lot are stuck at home unable to travel, to sick, elderly, or perhaps their family has died leaving them with no one to count on.


From Medford New Jersey

 

 Soul Food

Before rich brocade draped somber white,

Adorned crystal goblets and bowls of forest green,

My heart ladled your graced reflection,

And, I was home...again.

Neither Black-out cake nor Pecan pie

Sugar-coated, drenched sweetness,

Could tempt my hungry, widened eyes,

Stirred by familial laughter.

Broken...