Perhaps Thanksgiving is the least controversial holiday we share in the USA. It is important to be thankful and to share with others. Almost everyone agrees.History.comtells us that:
In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two
centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War,that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.
During one of the most troubled and painful periods of our nations history, we began to give thanks as a nation.
This year, we are once again very troubled. Giving of thanks and sharing seems to be one of the best ways to for us to forget our troubles and focus…
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