Purposefully Give Thanks

Did you know Thanksgiving wasn’t celebrated regularly until President Abraham Lincoln declared the fourth Thursday of November a national holiday?  A little-known fact is that Sarah Josepha Hale campaigned to recognize the day for 17 years prior to it being made a federal holiday.  Here are some ideas to help us remember that the holiday is about more than a table of delicious food, football and parades; it’s a day to purposefully give thanks and appreciate everything we have.

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