Just so you know– it’s ok to not feel grateful on Thanksgiving. It’s ok to read everyone’s cheery statements and long lists of all the good in their lives and feel crabby. It’s ok if you’re not feeling it and can’t genuinely wish others good cheer. It’s ok to “have it all” and still feel emptiness lurking inside you. Just notice how you *are* feeling. … Continue reading It’s Okay Not to Feel Grateful on Thanksgiving.
By now, most of us (or at least the people in my circles) know that American Thanksgiving has attached to it some egregious re-writing of history. Pilgrims and Native Americans weren’t all buddy-buddy; the settlers committed many heinous crimes and atrocities. Read Howard Zinn’s, A People’s History of the United States if you are looking for a more accurate accounting. But i still think we … Continue reading Thanksgiving 2.0- Six Reasons Why I think we should still celebrate Thanksgiving…With a Twist