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Happy Thanksgiving

Psalm 107:1
“Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.”

History of Thanksgiving in America

According to most historians, the Pilgrims never observed an annual Thanksgiving feast in autumn. In the year 1621, they did celebrate a feast near Plymouth, Massachusetts, following their first harvest. But this feast most people refer to as the first Thanksgiving was never repeated. Oddly enough, most devoutly religious pilgrims observed a day of thanksgiving with prayer and fasting, not feasting. Yet even though this harvest feast was never called Thanksgiving by the pilgrims of 1621, it has become the model for the traditional Thanksgiving celebrations in the United States. Firsthand accounts of this feast, by Edward Winslow and William Bradford, can be found on Pilgrim Hall Museum. source: About.com

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Cascia Talbert

Cascia Talbert is a devout Catholic, mother of five children, health and fitness enthusiast and positive parenting supporter. She is also the founder of the award winning online health, fitness, parenting and Christian faith magazine for moms, the Healthy Moms Magazine. She lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband, five children and one spoiled cat. Her hobbies include gardening, country music, running, and playing her flute. Check out her first book, "Taking Care of your Family's Health and Well-being, Saints to Turn to and the Catholic Faith," available exclusively on Amazon.

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5 Comments

  1. Momstart November 27, 2009

    Happy Thanksgiving to you too.

  2. ladyviral November 27, 2009

    hope you have a great thanksgiving 🙂

  3. Lucy postpartumillness.com November 27, 2009

    Good history reminder. Hope you had a nice holiday.

  4. Rose Belle November 28, 2009

    I think we were taught that Thanksgiving was first observed by the pilgrims??? It's weird how what we learned then is now considered wrong history…like the fuss about Christopher Columbus.

  5. Holy November 30, 2009

    A Very Happy and Belated Thanksgiving to you all. i enjoyed a lot and had lot of fun with all my family members and friends.

    dsi r4