Thanksgiving Day is not only a day for watching football games, eating big meals and gathering together with family and friends. Originally, it was celebrated as a day of thanksgiving.
It still is in many places throughout the land.
Offered as a reminder: here’s 10 quotes about giving thanks to enjoy and share during the Thanksgiving Day holiday. It might do well to remember these when the Season of Greed is ushered in later Thanksgiving evening by the appearance of the Black Friday madness.
10 THANKSGIVING DAY QUOTES
“Happiest of people don’t necessarily have the best of everything; they just make the most of everything that comes along their way.”
–Karen S. Magee
“An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.”
“Perhaps it takes a purer faith to praise God for unrealized blessings than for those we once enjoyed or those we enjoy now.”
–A. W. Tozer
“Gratitude can transform common days into Thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.”
William –Arthur Ward
“Thanksgiving is a season that is very much in accord with the themes and teachings of Jesus Christ.”
“My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.”
“Christmas is the antithesis of Thanksgiving. Christmas is pretty much a man-made holiday.”
“The unthankful heart… discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!”
–Henry Ward Beecher
“On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence.”
–William Jennings Bryan
“Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms. For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods.”
by Jeremiah J. Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
Jeremiah Jameson is an editor and writes daily at End Times Prophecy Report.