Before we even attempt to change our reality, please enjoy Ronny Chieng in the featured video, as he challenges random strangers on the street to debate whether Thanksgiving is the worst holiday, the need for buckles on shoes and the superiority of pumpkin pie in “Prove me wrong, the Thanksgiving version of the Daily Show.”
People in Massachusetts and Virginia have maintained rival claims about who held the first Thanksgiving celebration in the United States in the Colonial period. The year 1619 codification of annual Thanksgiving services in the founding charter of Virginia’s Berkeley Hundred prompted President John F. Kennedy to officially strike a compromise between the competing claims. JFK issued Proclamation 3560 on November 5, 1963, stating,
“Over three centuries ago, our forefathers in Virginia and in Massachusetts, far from home in a lonely wilderness, set aside a time of thanksgiving. On the appointed day, they gave reverent thanks for their safety, for the health of their children, for the fertility of their fields, for the love which bound them together, …” [Ref. Wikipedia]
On the subject of love which binds us together, check out Feeding America [dot org] as this young person did. A 13-year-old boy granted a “Make-A-Wish” uses it to feed the homeless every month for a year.
“It just really feels good, it warms our hearts. And my parents always taught us that it’s a blessing to be a blessing.” Read more on Abraham’s story and incredible act of kindness from @CBSNews: https://t.co/2p4CI6fnAy
— Feeding America (@FeedingAmerica) November 23, 2021
After you do all things thanksgiving and receive hugs from your loved ones, it’s time to put your feet up. Here is one technique for digging up some gratitude by changing your frequency in order to change your reality. Mind over matter.
We remember the people who stand guard of our streets and our nation’s shores who may not be with their family on this holiday. May they be blessed for their highest good,
Erica P. Wissinger
And a finale,