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Traditions – A Thankful Heart

November 13, 2013

As we approach Thanksgiving, take time for some #FoodThanks !

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIn today’s fast paced world, it often seems outdated to stop and pray. Many meetings begin dinner with a blessing and those in private homes continue to do so.

In “Keep The Change” Darryl Worley makes mention of this timeless tradition.

“And if you see me close my eyes and bow my head
Before I break bread with my family
It ain’t a habit, it’s important
It’s my right.”

The customs of prayers before eating are not just “a Christian thing.” As we celebrate #FoodThanks on Twitter this month, an increased thankfulness and appreciation for an abundance of food is key.

It’s in this vein that a book by Adrian Butash can offer a fascinating look at the custom of saying grace. Bless This Food is a tradition far beyond the Christian faith.

Deep peace of the running wave to you,

Deep peace of the quiet earth to you


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