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Thanksgiving Prayers

Thanksgiving Quotes That Remind Us What This Season Is All About

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.03.2015 | Religion

Tis the season for counting our blessings and giving thanks for the many people and experiences that enrich our lives. We hope that people from all b...

Ebola Doctor's Prayer: "God Saved My Life!" Really?

Steve McSwain | Posted 10.25.2014 | Religion
Steve McSwain

When I hear Dr. Kent Brantley thanking God for sparing his life, as well as thanking the public for their many prayers, I cannot help but wonder, What about the 1200 Africans who died of Ebola? Why were you spared but they were not?

The Two Little Words That Mean The Most

Posted 11.27.2013 | Religion

"Thank you." Those simple words are all you need to live a happier life. The act of gratitude reminds us of our blessings, and reinforces the beau...

Bring Jewish Flavor To The Thanksgiving Table With These Blessings By Rabbis

Posted 11.25.2013 | Religion

The phenomenon known as Thanskgivukkah is almost upon us, and we've curated a selection of prayers from some wonderful Rabbis that are part of the Huf...

Thanksgivukkah 2 Coming Sooner Than You Think! Climate Change Coming Sooner!

Rabbi David Seidenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Rabbi David Seidenberg

Maybe you can add the priestly blessing that parents say to children on Friday night, or the prayer for Creation on But remember, we who will ultimately pass this world on to our children will only get to wish this blessing once.

Presenting: Thanksgivukkah!

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion

(RNS) It last happened in 1888 and, according to one calculation, won’t happen again for another 77,798 years: the convergence of Thanksgiving and H...

Thanksgiving With Mitt and Anne

Jerry Adler | Posted 01.20.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Adler

We gather together, to ask the Lord's blessing, He chastens and hastens His will to make known. But sometimes when He screws up it calls for reassessing: Put Karl Rove on hold and get God on the phone.

Thanksgiving Prayers and Blessings

Posted 11.23.2013 | Religion

Huffington Post Religion is proud to present these original thanksgiving prayers and blessings composed by our bloggers from diverse religious backgro...

Thanksgiving Quotes, Prayers And Blessings: Inspiration For A Holiday of Gratitude

Posted 11.25.2015 | Religion

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 words of thankful praise.

Thanksgiving Quotes: 15 Best, Most Famous Thanksgiving Day Sayings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Thanksgiving Day is an American tradition. Like any holiday in the United States, it has been commemorated and remembered in a number of ways through ...

Thanksgiving Quotes: Inspirational, Reflective Sayings To Share With Friends And Family

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Looking for inspiration to get into the Thanksgiving spirit? How about a few words to reflect on as the holiday season kicks off? Thanksgiving quot...

A New Thanksgiving Prayer

Alexis C. Jolly | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alexis C. Jolly

I decided to prepare a prayer this year for my family -- one that eschewed dogmatic, patriarchal language. Please modify it to fit your own religious, spiritual, skeptical, or atheistic beliefs.