Thursday, November 26, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours

In honor of Thanksgiving, I offer this prayer that my wife stumbled upon while reading this morning's newspaper. It comes from Dear Abby and eloquently sums up my feelings on a day when I take pause from the turkey and stuffing and the wall-to-wall football games to count my many blessings:

We thank thee for food and remember the hungry;

We thank thee for health and remember the sick;

We thank thee for freedom and remember the enslaved.

May these remembrances stir us to service,

That the gifts to us may be used for others. Amen.

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