From last year but still just as relevant…Happy Thanksgiving!

The Literate Pen

Lately I have seen a lot of people posting about the things they are thankful for in anticipation of the Thanksgiving holiday later this week. While I don’t usually follow a popular trend, in this case I have enjoyed reading some of the things that friends feel thankful for and consider themselves to be blessed by having. I have always felt that Thanksgiving is a day that is set aside each year to remind us of something we should be doing every day-being Thankful for our blessings, whether few or many.  A blessing is a blessing after all.

I also love that Thanksgiving is a truly American holiday that everyone, no matter their faith, beliefs or politics can still celebrate. In many ways, it is my favorite holiday in the sense that it has retained all of its character and traditional appeal over the years, even as other holidays have…

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