The Holiday Of The Christmas Holiday Essay

2280 Words Nov 23rd, 2016 10 Pages
Psalms 107:8:9 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind, for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.
As I have gotten older Thanksgiving has easily become one of my most favorite holidays of the year. It 's not because of all the amazing food, fun gatherings with family and friends and football (which all of these things are great reasons) but because it allows me to reflect back on the year and in my life and it truly allows me to count my blessings. I love this holiday because unlike Christmas there is no gifts involved. Don 't get me wrong I love gifts, but for many years now, the Christmas holiday has been so misinterpreted and has slowly lost it 's true meaning, LOVE. Like I said, I love Christmas, and I love seeing my kids open their presents, but Thanksgiving really stripes away the possessions and puts the focus on God, family and friends; there are no strings attached. Since becoming a father, my mindset and outlook on life has changed completely. I no longer see the same, think the same or live the same. Something about parenthood humbles you and the older you grow to be, the more you step outside of the box. Thanksgiving does just that for me, it 's steps me out of my box. As I sat and thought about the layout of this article I wanted it to be simple, but I also wanted it to be personal, from my heart, but applicable for the every reader.
So, to kick off this Thanksgiving season I wanted…

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