Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving

I've posted this before but here it is again as it is truly one of my favorite things about Thanksgiving.

As the gang gathers together for the not-so-traditional Thanksgiving feast of popcorn, toast and jellybeans, Linus' speech reminds us all of the true meaning of Thanksgiving:

"In the year 1621, the Pilgrims held their first Thanksgiving feast. They invited the great Indian chief Massasoit, who brought ninety of his brave Indians and a great abundance of food. Governor William Bradford and Captain Miles Standish were honored guests.

Elder William Brewster, who was a minister, said a prayer that went something like this: 'We thank God for our homes and our food and our safety in a new land. We thank God for the opportunity to create a new world for freedom and justice.'"

To which Peppermint Patty adds, "Amen."

May your tables be plentiful and your hearts be full. Happy Thanksgiving.

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