Tag: Thanksgiving

The Days After

I heard on the radio, recently, that Thanksgiving is the most travelled holiday in the US. I think that’s because that’s when “the holidays” really start. Sure, the stores are putting out Christmas stuff, even before Halloween this year – it’s crazy, and many people skip right over Thanksgiving, but Thanksgiving “week” is important. Trust…
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Holding on to Thanksgiving

“This is the day the Lord has made, We will Rejoice and be Glad in it,” Psalm 118:24. Today is the day after Thanksgiving. Are you still thankful? How many people were thankful yesterday, but have gone right back to being cranky today? Do you know some Black Friday shoppers who are not thankful they have…
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Help Others be Thankful

November is often a month people concentrate on counting their blessings, the things they are thankful for.  Coaches often ask people to list the things that bring them joy. You’ll see lots of social media challenges asking people to list one thing a day that they are thankful for.  I’d like to flip the script…
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Thanksgiving Afterthoughts

It’s the day after Thanksgiving.  How are you spending your day? You might be Working Shopping Watching sports Eating leftovers Cleaning up after having a full house Decorating for Christmas Wrapping presents Sending cards Still counting your blessings and being thankful Or any number of other things As you go through your day, have you…
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Reflections of Thankfulness

My typical Turkey Day has always been crazy busy with cooking and socializing. So much so that I probably never took the time I should have to truly reflect on the reason for the day. Thanksgiving is a day to stop our busy lives and reflect on all the blessings we have and be truly…
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Closed on Thanksgiving

I say, “Good for you!” to the stores that opted to be closed on Thanksgiving. Some of these stores include: • Costco • Home Depot • Barnes & Nobles • PetSmart • Nordstrom • Lowe’s • TJ Maxx • Marshalls • BJ’s • Staples • Office Depot • Publix These companies have chosen to put…
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Thankful to be in the USA

Before next Friday’s blog, Thanksgiving will happen. Rather than address thankfulness after the fact, I thought it best to discuss this week. I believe it’s time to stand up and be counted. • I count myself as a blessed wife/mom/grandmother • I count myself as a member of a military family • I count myself…
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Thanksgiving after-thoughts

It’s the day after Thanksgiving. How are you spending your day? You might be • Working • Shopping • Watching sports • Eating leftovers • Cleaning up after having a full house • Decorating for Christmas • Wrapping presents • Sending cards • Still counting your blessings and being thankful • Or any number of…
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Take time to reflect on Thanksgiving

My typical Turkey Day has always been crazy busy with cooking and socializing.  So much so that I probably never took the time I should have to truly reflect on the reason for the day.  Thanksgiving is a day to stop our busy lives and reflect on all the blessings we have and be truly…
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Reflections of Thankfulness

My typical Thanksgiving Day has always been crazy busy with cooking and socializing.  So much so that I probably never took the time I should have to truly reflect on the reason for the day.  Thanksgiving is a day to stop our busy lives and reflect on all the blessings we have and be truly…
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