Seriously? You Expect Me to be Thankful for This?

PolitiJim's Rants for Reasonable People As I write this, I’m unable to be with my family today, have numerous personal struggles, and have friends who are struggling to eat – much less walk in the fullness of their calling and careers. On the national front, we see not only record poverty and unemployment, but - perhaps far worse - a poverty of character and moral compass that we as a nation used to be able … [Read more...]

An American Thanksgiving

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?  As I was looking around a department store the other day while thinking about Thanksgiving and all that I was thankful for this year, I saw a sign that read, “There is always, always something to be thankful for.”  It struck me as odd that we as Americans might require such a sign.  Was there really even one person out there who needed to be reminded that they have a … [Read more...]

President Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1863 Called the Nation to Give Thanks to God

Noisy Room Happy Thanksgiving!   Video, "Thanksgiving 1863" Read more at Freedom’s Lighthouse… H/T: BB From Wikipedia via Gulag: In the middle of the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln, prompted by a series of editorials written by Sarah Josepha Hale,[1] proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day, to be celebrated on the final Thursday in November 1863. The document, written by … [Read more...]