RELIGION
11/22/2010 07:48 pm ET Updated Nov 25, 2015

Thanksgiving Prayers, Blessings and Quotes: Inspiration For A Holiday Of Gratitude

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On Thursday, millions of Americans from every religious and cultural background will come together with family and friends to give thanks for the blessings of life. While it may seem that faith and religion are more divisive than unifying, people from all backgrounds -- devout and doubtful alike -- have something to be thankful for, and this universal expression of gratitude dissolves many boundaries.

Huffington Post Religion has compiled prayers of thanks and gratitude from theologians and philosophers, poets and playwrights, East and West, religious and secular. This Thanksgiving, may you find inspiration from these timeless verses of thankful praise.

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