Thanksgiving Stories

Looking for a good Thanksgiving story to read or share? Here are 6 true and intriguing stories to inform, encourage, and enlighten during this wonderful holiday. Happy Thanksgiving! 
#1 A man, at his wife’s urging, agreed to spend a few hours before Thanksgiving handing out food packages and turkeys to others in need. A series of events leads to The Giving Challenge for the whole family.
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#2 The 1st Thanksgiving in 1621 was celebrated with gratefulness for God’s provisions and survival, including a “special instrument sent of God…”
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#3 Here’s a Thanksgiving story you might have forgotten…or never knew.
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#4 Acknowledging that their purpose was spiritual, the Pilgrims had a clear vision and staked their lives on following it.
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#5 You know the Pilgrim story about the 1st Thanksgiving. Did you ever hear it as a lesson in human nature and economics?

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#6 Was America founded as a Christian nation? The topic is very debatable with ample support on both sides of the argument. Does it matter? Yes, it does.

Happy Thanksgiving!
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“…To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come, others have been added, which are of so extraordinary a nature, that they cannot fail to penetrate and soften even the heart which is habitually insensible to the ever watchful providence of Almighty God….” – Thanksgiving Proclamation, by President Abraham Lincoln, October 3, 1863



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