Friday, November 25, 2011
happy “international” thanksgiving
We’re not Americans. But last night was Thanksgiving and it somehow seemed important to gather some folk to be thankful with. A friend and their family for each of the kids. Some international folk known to Lynne and I.
An invitation, to bring food your whole family were thankful for. A school night, so an offer of a prompt start and the promise of a early night.
The meal began with bubbles, passed around the group, blow some bubbles. naming things were thankful for. Kiwi, Australian, Scottish accents. Folk unknown to each other, now connected by food, laughter, companionship.
It felt spiritual, in a very earthy, thankful, friendly sort of way.
(This is another entry in dictionary of everyday spirituality, under the heading T is for thanksgiving).
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