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Thanksgiving

How Squanto saved the first Thanksgiving

The Catholic Native American helped the starving Pilgrims grow food.

Thanksgiving Day New York style

Photo of the Day: November 23, 2017

A Thanksgiving meal prayer from the 4th century

Christians have maintained the tradition of saying grace before meals since the beginning.

A Presidential pardon

Photo of the Day: November 22, 2017

Dealing with grief, loneliness, and the holidays

A recent widower has advice for those who are suffering from loss, and dreading Thanksgiving and Christmas

How to make Thanksgiving an honored, year-long habit of gratitude

Our "attitude of gratitude" becomes a powerful force, if we, like Scrooge at Christmas, work to keep it in our hearts all the year.

5 Days of mindful gratitude, for a more joyful Thanksgiving

Here's how to bring the spirit of Thanksgiving into the whole busy week, from Monday to Friday

More stores will be closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday this year

A positive development: Employees get time off and customers can step back from the shopping madness.

Prayer over a Thanksgiving meal

‘Thank You, Lord, for these mashed potatoes …’