Thanksgiving 2013

30 Nov

Very deep…

bluejayblog

Many of us have been thinking about appreciation and gratitude as we came upon the Thanksgiving season.  Of course, Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the U.S., today.

To at least a few of us, Thanksgiving is more than overindulgence in food, some sort of religious event, football games, and shopping sprees. In our hearts, we know that even if we choose not to participate in the outward events of the holiday people know as Thanksgiving Day, that there is much we can celebrate about thankfulness and appreciation.

Thanksgiving-horizon

There are so many clichés circulating in popular culture regarding gratitude that we actually become numb to deep, sincere appreciation for all that we are and all that we have. By my observations, sincere appreciation has all but disappeared from American culture.  It seems, to me, that greed has won the day.

Maybe you have noticed, during the past several years…

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