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We all have a great deal about which to be thankful.

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Since the very first American Thanksgiving in 1621 shared between the first English settlers who faced perils aboard the Mayflower and the Native Americans, who taught them how to survive in such hostile landscapes, today is The Day set aside for family and reflections in the United States.

Wherever you may be, will you join me in hoping, at least, that the thoughts of all men of good will ought to be the same?


We’ve come to the time in the season
When family and friends gather near
To offer a prayer of Thanksgiving
For blessings we’ve known through the year
To join hands and thank the creator
And now when Thanksgiving is due
This year when I count my blessings
I’m thanking the Lord He made you
This year when I count my blessings
I’m thanking the Lord He made you

I’m grateful for the laughter of children
The sun and the wind and the rain
The color of blue in your sweet eyes
The sight of a high ball and train
The moon rise over a prairie
Old love that you’ve made new
This year when I count my blessings
I’m thanking the Lord He made you
This year when I count my blessings
I’m thanking the Lord He made you

And when the time comes to be going
It won’t be in sorrow and tear
I’ll kiss you goodbye and I’ll go on my way
Grateful for all of the years
I thank for all that you gave me
For teaching me what love can do
Thanksgiving day for the rest of my life
I’m thanking the Lord He made you
Thanksgiving day for the rest of my life
I’m thanking the Lord He made you.

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Hat-Tips

Thanksgiving Prayer” Words and music by Johnny Cash and Josef Anderson
The late Johnny Cash: Website: http://www.johnnycash.com

Video courtesy Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman Website: http://www.drquinnmd.com
Jane Seymour, OBE Website: http://www.janeseymour.com
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