By Aaron Joseph. Thanksgiving is a unique Holiday, it is. An entire national, regardless of ethnicity, religion, race or background, one and all are giving thanks on the same day. This is truly a reflection of the American creed and spirit, One Nation Under God, indivisible.
This one day a year when each American is truly unified in proclaiming a recognition that thanks is due to a higher, greater, more sublime existence. We who are thankful for He who makes it all possible, He who yet sustains the American dream.
It is true, there are those who give thanks each day of the week, perhaps many a time, yet it is no small feat for an entire sector of the globe to unify at the given moment. Such a phenomenon is reason in and of itself to celebrate such a Holiday.
There are the naysayers who prefer denial to all that is good, or perhaps the unison with which this recognition is proclaimed. Yet those few and far between disparate pagans, loyal to their own cause of denying, allow us to continue to recognize with all the more cognizant enthusiasm this blessed land of amber waves of grain.
Can there be a more wholesome moment on the American calendar other than when families unite to share. And celebrate. And recognize good. And proclaim Thanksgiving.
This day my friends, Thanksgiving, and that for which it stands, is in the opinion of this author, a core root to the boldness with which this nation can solemnly intone with confidence, God Bless America, and yet expect His blessing. It is this day my friends that allows us to voice in song, Land That I Love, and be deserving of a home sweet home.
May it be His Will that we merit to a continuation of America, America, God Shed His Grace On Thee and crown thy good in brotherhood from sea to shining sea.
My personal Thanksgiving this Holiday is to a bus driver. She who facilitates the daily transportation of children, and who is the first each day in the process which allows for the development of the next generation’s awareness, recognition and knowledge of all that is good. Without you and what you do, we here, and around the world would face perpetual gridlock and bottleneck, not just of the road, but of the mind. Thank you for all you do.
Thank You, God Bless America, land that I love.