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Thanksgiving Day is national as well as traditional holiday day celebrated in Canada and United States of America. Historically this day is considered as a religious observation to give thanks and to appreciate to the almighty God for everything he has provided us. In the USA Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the Fourth day of November and in Canada it’s celebrated on Second Monday of October. In other countries also, they celebrate Thanksgiving Day on their specific days.
Thanksgiving tradition is documented in 1621, was celebrated by the Pilgrims and Indians at Plymouth (now Massachusetts) when they gave thanks for rain that ended a drought and celebrated for their good harvest each year. Earlier Thanksgiving Day appeared as an uncommon church benefit, rather than a feast. Later the first president George Washington, of the USA, announced officially the first national Thanksgiving Day in 1789. Then later during the Civil war in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed publicly a national day of “Praise and Thanksgiving to our benevolent Father who lives in the Heavens and to everyone around us for everything”, to be celebrated on the last Thursday in November each year. Another day is also observed at this time of the year i.e. American Indian Heritage Day. In Canada the first national Thanksgiving was celebrated on 6 November 1879, as Indigenous peoples have a tradition of celebrating the fall harvest that foreshadow the arriving of European immigrant. In year 1957, Thanksgiving Day was documented a national holiday to occur on the second Monday of October every year. Thanksgiving Day was celebrated in second Monday of October because after the World Wars, the Remembrance Day and Thanksgiving kept falling in the same week. This year Canadian Thanksgiving is October 9thIt is an official public event in all territories and provinces except New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Labrador. In Canada nationally Pumpkin pie is the common dessert and in dinner people over here prefer Jiggs over turkey.
Thanksgiving Day begins with giving thanks for the food that have been harvested at the end of the harvest season. Even its consider as a harvest festival and family gather together and have the fest with special foods that mainly consist of turkey, pumpkin pie, stuffed potatoes, bread, cranberry and much more stuff. This holiday is observed as a busiest festival of the year. According to the tradition, Thanksgiving dinner is the largest dining event where people eat and enjoy more than on any other day of the entire year. As relatives developed progressively and nations wound up plainly urban and families started to live more remote separated, Thanksgiving turned into an opportunity to assemble and praises the snapshot of harmony. In this family get an opportunity to appreciate together and keep up the customary day. The event moved a long way from its religious roots to enable settlers to partake in a typical custom with them. In Thanksgiving Day’s attractions are the Thanksgiving parades and occupied football games. It checks and symbolises intercultural peace for newcomers and everybody in the nation. Days of thanksgiving are moreover set apart as the customary passage, in appreciation for peace, safe excursions and plentiful harvests for the whole year.
Happy Thanksgiving Quotes, messages
“If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, He isn’t likely to be thankful for what,He’s going to get!”
“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.”
~ Charles Spurgeon
“Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.” – Franz Grillparzer
“Our rural ancestors, with little blest, Patient of labour when the end was rest, Indulged the day that housed their annual grain, With feasts, and off’rings, and a thankful strain.” -Alexander Pope
“Best of all is it to preserve everything in a pure,Still heart,And let there be for every pulse a thanksgiving,And for every breath a song!”Happy Thanksgiving quotes
“The best things are nearest: breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of God just before you.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
“T was the night before Thanksgiving, all the food’s in the oven, And I’m in the bedroom perform in’ self lovin!”
“It is delightfully easy to thank God for the grace we ourselves have received, but it requires great grace to thank God always for the grace given to others.” ~ James Smith
“Thou who hast given so much to me, give me one more thing—a grateful heart!” ~ George Herbert
Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful. ~ Buddha
Being grateful in our circumstances is an act of faith in God. thanksgiving quotes