A Bountiful Harvest

It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and it’s also Wednesday which means it’s time for a Wednesday Word link up. This link up is hosted by Debbie. Each week she provides a word prompt to write about. This week’s word is bountiful. How fitting, with tomorrow’s holiday!

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Obviously, I’m going to write about Thanksgiving. How can I not? Many of us will be sitting down to a large feast with family and friends tomorrow. It’s a time to come together and share a bountiful meal as we give thanks for the many blessings in our lives.

“As the harvest season draws to a close and our storehouses bulge with the bounty of the land, it is our desire to observe, in the custom and tradition of our forebears, a special day dedicated to giving thanks to God – a day on which to lay aside our daily tasks and cares and pay joyous homage to Him.”

-President John F. Kennedy, 1964 Thanksgiving Day Proclamation

I hope that you all have a wonderful holiday tomorrow. Give thanks, count your blessings one by one, and have gratitude for the good things you have in life.

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When you focus on the things you have, instead of what you don’t, it makes for a happier life. I’m thankful for family and friends, health, the ability to run, a roof over my head, a free country where I can sleep in peace at night, and another day here on Earth.

I hope everyone has a very happy Thanksgiving!

What are you thankful for?

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  1. So much to be thankful for! It’s nice to have a time of year to reflect on all that is good.
    Wendy@Taking the Long Way Home recently posted…Beautiful bountyMy Profile

  2. Happy Thanksgiving!

    I ran through a few things I’m thankful for when I woke up: Chester made it to today, a lot of the hard work is done, we have ample food & a warm home, I CAN run, maybe I’ll run my first turkey trot since we’re not traveling (I didn’t per register so we’ll see if any spots are left).
    Judy @ Chocolaterunsjudy recently posted…A Time for Gratitide: TOLTMy Profile

    1. Lots to be thankful for! I hope the turkey trot went well, if you ended up running it, and I hope you had a great Thanksgiving!

  3. Your quote, “When you focus on the things you have, instead of what you don’t, it makes for a happier life,” is the absolute truth. Well said!

    Hope your Thanksgiving weekend has been wonderful! Thanks for linking up!
    Debbie @ Deb Runs recently posted…Happy Thanksgiving, My FriendsMy Profile

    1. Thanks, I hope you had a great Thanksgiving as well!

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