And this year I wonder the same. I don't think anyone anywhere would say they aren't thankful for something. Thus, the question is begged... can you be truly thankful if there is no recipient for your thanksgiving? They might be thankful for family, friends, food, shelter, bacon... but it loses their meaning if their thanks simply goes out into the great unknown; spoken words that die the moment they leave their mouths.
For me, when I give thanks both now and throughout the year, my thanksgiving is directed to the Giver of all gifts-- my God and Savior, Jesus Christ. Without Him, life (including whatever thanks I might give) has no meaning.
So on this Thanksgiving Day, I sit on my parents' couch in my pajamas (still), post-parade, watching Miracle on 34th Street. I'm browsing online for some Christmas shopping, and I'm counting my blessings.
Thanks be to the Lord.
And now it's time for a picture post! Enjoy some photos from two of my bridal showers here in Chicago! :)