Let Grateful Days Be Endless


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Photo by rachel_titiriga Courtesy of PhotoDropper

All across our land, friends and family will be gathering to share love and . . . be thankful. It’s the day when we celebrate Thanksgiving in the U.S.

We travel far and wide to see family, go back home or visit old friends. It rekindles our spirit to reunite and break bread together remembering those no longer with us and celebrate what we’ve done. 

More and more, as technology opens up this big, beautiful world, we make new friends and learn about new cultures and places. I’m mindful of the many talents and gifts we’ve been given and the global canvas on which to express them.

I hope you can steal away for a little while this holiday and reflect on Thanksgiving with me through this beauty and song. I want to share messages of hope and gratitude through the talents of time-lapse photography and song in “Gratitude: by Louie Schwartzberg at Ted Talks” and “Thankful” by Josh Groban.

As you celebrate and enjoy food with family and friends, I hope you will notice the subtle flows of movement and gentle shifts of change in the world around you, listen closer and hug your people a little tighter.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Pat from the ol’ kitchen table

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15 thoughts on “Let Grateful Days Be Endless

    • Thank you, Susan, for stopping by and spending a little time and reflecting with me on Thanksgiving. I know it’s a busy time for you. Hope you have a special blessed time with your family and friends. I can only imagine the great food that will be shared around your table, my friend. 🙂

  1. Pat, Happy Thanksgiving to you, and I pray that the spirit of thankfulness will remain with you throughout the year. Your post is so beautiful! You blessed my heart….thank you!

  2. Hi Pat! Loved this…thank you! We need to get together at Starbucks again soon– it has been awhile! Time is truly flying! Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving day. Hugs, Teri

    • OMG, Teri! It’s so good to hear from you again. It has been awhile and would love to get together and catch up soon. Let me know what works for you.

      Hope you have a special Thanksgiving, blessed and loving, with your friends and family. 🙂

  3. Lovely to take time out and sit around your kitchen table with you Pat and be thankful for all the many blessings in our lives. Thank you for sharing these beautiful clips and thank you for being my friend!

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family and see you soon 🙂

    • Sherri — I’m always glad when you stop by and join me here at my kitchen table. I hope you have a blessed day and celebrate the holiday with family and friends. I’m truly thankful to have you as my friend. xxoo 🙂

    • Elle – it was so good to see your happy face this morning. You made my day and I’m happy you enjoyed the read. Thank you. I hope you have a very special loving Thanksgiving celebration with your family and friends.

    • Thank you, Shaun. I’m so happy you enjoyed Louie Schwartzberg’s video on Gratitude. It’s pretty powerful, with a touching message a lot of us know but rarely get a chance to feel until we’re shown like this through time-lapse photography and humble words. 🙂

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