Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!

It's a tradition in my family to read Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation before we sit down for our feast. I think its a great reminder of how one can look at blessings instead of difficulties, no matter how trying the circumstances. We all have so much to be grateful for.

"The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come, others have been added, which are of so extraordinary a nature, that they cannot fail to penetrate and soften even the heart which is habitually insensible to the ever watchful providence of Almighty God..."

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