The birth of the tradition of Thanksgiving celebrations
Almost 400 years ago in 1621, the Wampanoag Indians and the Plymouth Colonists had participated in an autumn harvest feast which is believed today as one of the earliest instances of Thanksgiving celebrations. It has been over two hundred years that this particular day has been observed as first thanksgiving in different states and colonies. It was amidst the turmoil of the Civil War in 1863, when Abraham Lincoln, then President of America hailed a day in November to be celebrated as thanksgiving celebrations when people all over the country indulges in thanksgiving decorations, celebrating with friends and family, cooking special thanksgiving recipes and expressing love, blessings and gratitude to each other.
Today, people all across the United States of America and Canada get together with all members of their families on the fourth Thursday of November where they cook delicious thanksgiving recipes of pumpkin pies and turkeys and play thanksgiving games like American football. People who cannot take part in the celebrations send, thanksgiving prayers, thanksgiving message and funny thanksgiving quotes quotes to their close ones.
If you didn’t get time to check when is thanksgiving, then you would be thrilled to know that thanksgiving 2016 is on November 24, so you have a few more days to get ready for the celebrations of happy thanksgiving. Give treats and adorn the home in a cute and nice manner. Thanksgiving is a means of thanking God and being grateful for all that He has bestowed us with. The Christian tradition points to the presence of a Holy Spirit in human souls as well for which Thanksgiving celebrations are also meant for all those angelic persons who have helped in improving our lives and bettering us as a person.
Thanksgiving is not a mere a day-off from our busy schedule where we can indulge in sumptuous thanksgiving turkey and thanksgiving games; it has an inspiring message of love and gratitude as well. After the October celebrations its time for November thanksgiving Enjoy some of the Best Funny-Cute-Happy Thanksgiving Quotes.
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