Thanksgiving Memories

What is Your Favorite Memory of Thanksgiving?

thanksgivingThanksgiving is coming!  Despite the Christmas decorations and paraphernalia everywhere you shop,  the greatest holiday between Halloween and Christmas Day, is Thanksgiving.  I see this wonderful day being overshadowed by the emphasis on those other more commercial holidays.  How do you market an attitude of the heart rather than the momentary bliss of celebrating marketing agendas? (Gosh, I’m beginning to sound like a radical…I do enjoy Halloween or the exaltation of fall/harvest and Christmas). I just have wonderful memories of Thanksgiving day with family, awesome food, football, and mostly fun and laughter.

My most precious memory was the Thanksgiving when I was in the sixth grade.  My mom had clients that were very wealthy who were going on vacation during the holiday and offered my mom the use of their gorgeous home for our family to celebrate. This house had all the best of everything (at the time): crystal stemware, dishes, linens, furniture, heated floors, a guest house and a bath house by the pool, and so much room.  We all had a great time exploring, and all of our relatives were invited!  I hadn’t seen some of my cousins in years and my grandmas made the best dishes ever, both were fabulous cooks, and the best part was seeing my mom so happy!  It was always her desire to have family around her, after all she raised six kids and was the most joyful when she could get the whole lot of us together. The memory of that special day is still so vivid in my spirit and it has become my greatest joy too, to have family around in celebration of the thankfulness we share.

What are some of your favorite memories? Comment to me and share please, I’d love to hear your stories!

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Season of Thankfulness



Being thankful opens doors of significance, love, and peace.  When we know our source and trust His provision we cannot live without His faithfulness in every situation.  No matter what your circumstances are right now, the Holy Spirit wants to invade them and give you a sense of Himself, His presence, and His communion.  Thankfulness acknowledges what He has done, what He is doing, and where He is taking you in the confidence of His love.  His thoughts for you are without end and are always good!


Love Never Fails

All You Need is Love!


God is love.  He loved the world so much He sacrificed His son for us.  Love covers a multitude of transgressions.  I will heal their backsliding, I will love them freely.  Love your neighbor.  Love your enemy.  Love the Lord your God.  Love one another.  Nothing can separate us from the love of Christ.  Love is the fulfillment of the law.  The love of God is spread abroad in our hearts.  The fruit of the Spirit is love.  The love of Christ passes all knowledge.  We are knit together in love.  God has given us power, love, and a sound mind.  Love the brotherhood.  Love has been perfected among us in this: that we may have boldness in the day of judgment; because as He is, so are we in this world.  Mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you.  And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death.  Amen!   The Bible says it all….all we need is love.

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Let’s Try a Thanksgiving Buffet

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