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Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It straddles the secular and spiritual, and has evolved into a celebration of family in a way that our other national holidays have not. The food is great too!

For many years, my wife and I have happily traded the work of hosting for the hassle of travel, and we have developed our own family traditions. Among them is a reading, right before we dig in to dinner, of something evocative of the meaning of “thanksgiving.” Continue reading Thanksgiving