Have a blessed Thanksgiving. Charles Spurgeon noted that we should be thankful on more days than just Thanksgiving. “I think that is a better thing than  thanksgiving: thanks-living. How is this to be done? By a general cheerfulness of manner, by an obedience to the command of Him by whose mercy we live, by a … Continue reading Thanksgiving

Pumpkin Pancake/Waffle

I've had some request for this today.  This is always one of the Big Guy's favorites. I only make this between Thanksgiving and New Year's. Think any more and we might get tired of it. This is an updated revision with Truvia Baking mix instead of sugar. Oh and some other changes I have made. … Continue reading Pumpkin Pancake/Waffle

Thanksgiving Thoughts

For a couple of weeks I've been thinking thankfulness. Of course my list of things I'm thankful for include my family, the Big Guy, friends, job and faith. Today as I read this verse: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great … Continue reading Thanksgiving Thoughts

A Brief History of Thanksgiving

 The first Thanksgiving was observed the fall of 1621. Governor Bradford decreed there should be a day of thanks to celebrate harvest.(1) During colonial days thanksgiving was celebrated after the fall harvest however there was no uniform observance until October 1777. In 1789 George Washington became the first president to declare a Thanksgiving holiday.(2) Journalist … Continue reading A Brief History of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Traditions

Today’s article is about the traditions and symbols of Thanksgiving. I know that many families have their own special traditions. For my husband’s family Thanksgiving was about eating a lot of food and watching the Cowboys play. Thanksgiving for my family was a little bit different. Earlier in the week it usually included the annual … Continue reading Thanksgiving Traditions

Happy Thanksgiving

Know that the LORD is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. 4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. 5 For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving