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Daily Archives: November 23, 2017

GIVING THANKS AND COUNTING MY BLESSINGS (TOL #28)

Happy Thanksgiving, my friends! Thanksgiving began as a day to give thanks for the blessings of the harvest and the previous year.  A good harvest provided for a bounty of food, hence the resultant feast.  There are many debates to when the first Thanksgiving was actually celebrated but it dates back to the Pilgrims and the early 1600s. Nowadays, it’s viewed as the start of the holiday season in the U.S. – although, if you ask the retailers, the holiday season starts before Halloween is even over! good grief. – and a time for families to gather…