All The New Reasons To Give Thanks

Thursday is swiftly approaching and with it the beginning of the holiday season.  Thanksgiving in America is Thanksgiving despite religious beliefs.  There are debates as to the origin of the celebration, but in America Abraham Lincoln made it an official holiday during the Civil War. It was an attempt to bring some unity between the warring north and south that did not take until the Reformation in the 1870s.  It stemmed from the tradition of celebrating the fall harvest that would see people safely fed through the winter.  Even though most people aren’t farmers today and the majority live in cities, we still celebrate Thanksgiving.  For me it is a time to reflect on the year.  This year will make the history books, I can’t remember another like it.  This year was special and I would like to list all the new reasons to give thanks. Continue reading “All The New Reasons To Give Thanks”