Thanksgiving Compassion Touches Lives

Thanksgiving Compassion Touches Lives

Thanksgiving, on one hand, turns people inward, reflecting on gratitude for all they have in relationships and material blessings; but on the other hand, in recognizing the abundance of their resources, many opportunities arise to touch the lives of others with compassion. Giving back or passing it forward has become an important part of many […]

Thanksgiving Closures Give Workers a Break

Thanksgiving Closures Give Workers a Break

Thanksgiving Day has traditionally been a day of respite, giving workers a break to relax and enjoy the company of family and friends, assured of the closure of their workplaces.  However,  many major retailers have drawn the line on the creeping trend of extending Black Friday into Thanksgiving Day, declaring their commitment to family values and […]

Thanksgiving Recapturing the Spirit of Gratitude

Thanksgiving Recapturing the Spirit of Gratitude

Thanksgiving’s traditional reputation of the non-commercial holiday sandwiched between Halloween and Christmas has been losing ground the last several years to the creep of Black Friday into earlier and earlier starts, prompting many to call for direct action to recapture the spirit of gratitude to the holiday. The bargain hunting mania transfers the focus from […]