What is Thanksgiving?

Celebrating Thanksgiving with Gratitude and Love

Can we count our Blessings?

Impossible! It would require an eternity. The easiest thing for us to do, is just be grateful for what we are and the gifts we enjoy in our lives. Also acknowledging that this celebration is really about Life.

a-thanksThanksgiving is a time to reflect and connect with GOD. It’s a time to humble ourselves with a grateful heart for the beautiful GRACE that is pouring into our lives everyday. Perhaps we should change the title “Thanksgiving” to THANKS-BEING?

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Why do people celebrate Christmas?

Memories of Christmases Past

Memories of Christmases Past

When I was a little girl, I thought that my private world was all that existed. My favorite day was Christmas Eve with all of its magic. In my world, Christmas was just for me, my family and the people in my native town of Chihuahua. My favorite activity was decorating the Christmas tree, and savoring the aroma of fudge and cookies my mom baked. Those were magical winter afternoons that evoke tender nostalgia today. The penultimate event of the holidays was the delivery of Santa’s presents. I remember vividly how I used to count the days through the summer until December 24th. Those were a lot of days for an eager child!

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