I distinctly remember the first time I experienced real gratitude, the kind that goes beyond getting the puppy you always wanted for Christmas or a big fat tax refund. The kind of gratitude I’m talking about is the kind that changes your heart forever.
Food always has been one of our basic necessities, but during these days approaching Thanksgiving, food takes on an even greater, more meaningful significance than usual. Shopping for and readying all the elements of the traditional holiday menu become matters of prime importance as we prepare to celebrate with family and friends. Read the rest…
As recently as 10 years ago, Thanksgiving Day was a time for gathering around the table with family and friends and thanking God for all that He willed for us in the past year. After dinner, we’d curl up together in the living room with the Christmas ads and start making up our gift lists.
This year, even more retailers are planning to keep their stores open on Thanksgiving Day, a trend that may be threatening to turn the nation’s annual day of thanksgiving into just another holiday shopping day.