For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food, for love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Today I’m thankful for food
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above gold, it would be a merrier world.
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
Having just had our family Thanksgiving Feast yesterday, I can say that food is something to be grateful for. Everyone brought a dish to share and the table was piled high. We celebrated the bounty of the year as we gathered together to ask the Lords blessings.
We do enjoy an abundance of food. Everyone in my family has more than enough. And like the Pilgrims that had the first Thanksgiving, we are very thankful for what we have.
Good food is a celebration of life.
Food is the substance of our lives. We couldn’t live very long at all without it. Some foods are better for us than others, but a well balanced diet is essential to keeping healthy and strong.
On my thankful list for today is: