The Heart of Thanksgiving

The Heart of Thanksgiving

We often feel the pressure in Christian circles to be something: Thankful. It’s actually become kind of stressful for me to be thankful lately. It’s a funny thing, and I deeply enjoy being thankful, but the pressure to be thankful around the holidays has begun to bother me.

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Why Do We Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Why Do We Celebrate Thanksgiving?

When you think of Thanksgiving Day, do you think of eating large meals, watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, or preparing for Black Friday? For many, these activities define the way we will spend this holiday, but how did Thanksgiving start and how did it become a widely celebrated holiday?

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Thanksgiving Day 2016: Why Do We Celebrate It?

Thanksgiving Day 2016: Why Do We Celebrate It?

Eating turkey and pumpkin pie, watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day 2016 Parade, or looking at Black Friday ads. Are these some of the things that come to your mind when you think “Thanksgiving Day 2016?” For many, these images encapsulate the way we will spend November 24th, but how did Thanksgiving start and how did it become a widely celebrated holiday?

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Thanksgiving Family Activities and Bible Verses That Remind Us That Family Is A Gift From God

Thanksgiving Family Activities and Bible Verses That Remind Us That Family Is A Gift From God

One of the greatest gifts that God has given us in life is the gift of family. For most of us, Thanksgiving Day holds so many traditions. There is the traditional story of the pilgrims, the family games, and the traditional food: turkey, pumpkin pie, stuffing, potatoes, and so much more. As you gather to enjoy this bounty, take the time to be thankful for the family that will share the day with you, and remember that family is a precious gift from God.

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