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I want to wish you all a happy Thanksgiving today! It’s also the first day of Hanukkah, so holiday greetings to those celebrating the Festival of Lights, too.

Last year, Bart and I had just moved to the DC area one week before Thanksgiving, so we celebrated the day by ourselves and eating on a plastic folding table.

It was a fine holiday, and we were thankful to be spending it together after just starting a new journey. But we’re very thankful to have friends and family to spend the day with this year.

I hope that, whatever our circumstances today, we still can count our blessings and appreciate the good things we’ve been given.

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV)

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