Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

When President Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday of November as “a day of thanksgiving and praise” for the nation, he did so in the midst of war, 1863. He asked people to thank God for “bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come.”

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A family prayer written by the great theologian for Thanksgiving remains as beautiful and poignant today as it did a nearly 100 years ago.

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