Thanksgiving celebrates bounty, and offers us the opportunity to express gratitude for the simple pleasures of food, family, and friends. On Thanksgiving, we focus on the happiness of the moment—the table set before us and the faces gathered around it. As we appreciate these gifts, we live in the present without lingering on regrets from the past or worries about the future. Many communities use Thanksgiving as a time for multi-faith services of prayer and thanksgiving. This creates a mood of joyful reverence that gives an elevated shape to the American holiday season.
This Land Belongs to No One: Thanksgiving Prayer Honoring our Ancestors and Native Peoples’ Land
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Stumbling into Gratitude
How can I possibly give thanks to God if I stumble on the thanks I give to the people most important to me?
What is Enough?
The Curious Case of "Thanksgivukkah"
Hanukkah has always been about thanksgiving.
Blessings to Share
On Thanksgiving I acknowledge all that I have and pray that we will all have more to be thankful for next year.