November 25, 2009

The Art of Being Thankful

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” Collossians 3:15

Lately I have noticed that Thanksgiving is quickly being overshadowed by the capitalism of Christmas. Driving around in my town I have seen the Christmas trees outside of businesses, and the festive Christmas murals on grocery store windows. My television shows that were once one hour long have become approximately 20 minutes due to the constant commercials that plague us with the latest and greatest gadgets, toys and must-haves.

Where is Thanksgiving?

I have friends that have decided to start decorating their homes for the holiday season, each picking up a new ornament, a new gift and running up their credit cards to be ‘paid later’. There is talk of Black Friday, the movie “A Christmas Carol” and new eggnog lattes.
Where is Thanksgiving?

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Have a Happy Thanksgiving From My Family to Yours.

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