Greetings friends. I know it has been a while since you heard from me via this format. More than a month in fact. I do apologize for the gap if any has been missing the blog. It’s alive and well. In fact, I have worked a little on a new page called simply “Books.” It is a link for the books I am writing. You can see and purchase and get some heads up on them. I do work a regular job and write so my time is usually filled making it difficult to have the blog on a regular basis.
However, I wanted to post a little something about Thanksgiving. So, that’s what we’ll talk about today.
I was chatting with Nancy earlier today and the thought occurred to me that the three biggest holidays of the year are in celebration of God. Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. I don’t want to go into super detail, but think about that. Everyone (mostly) celebrates each of these in some way. Regardless of their faith or belief in God, they celebrate Him.
Easter might have eggs and candy and bunnies, but the point is that Jesus rose from the grave.
Thanksgiving has ridiculous amounts of food and arguing family members, but the point here is to give thanks to God for His provision.
Christmas might be celebrated by massive spending and crazy decorations, but the point is we celebrate His birth.
And some of the other holidays are based in some fashion on the goodness of God as well.
No matter what your holiday actions are, it is indeed a wonderful time of year. And we have the gracious God of All to thank for it!
I hope your Thanksgiving was spectacular and filled with family and fun. I pray a blessed Holiday Season on you and your loved ones!
It’s time to start wishing those we encounter a Merry Christmas!
P.S. Nancy and I will be getting married April 14, 2018, at our church, Grace Point Nazarene, here in Albany, OR. You are all invited. 🙂