We’ve all heard the old adage that says you can’t understand another person’s struggle
until you walk a mile in their shoes. That is so true for missionaries serving around the world. As missionaries in Africa, our holidays were altered according to the mission station
where we served. To celebrate Thanksgiving in Kenya, we would gather with fellow
missionaries serving in our area on the continent. Preparing the Thanksgiving meal stretched us as cooks when we couldn’t find
On the fourth Thursday in November, we authors pause our writing to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. After all, we need a break from our keyboards from time to time. And it’s a chance to gather fresh material for our prose. So, we listen, laugh and experience this time of being thankful for food, family and friends while making memories.
Thanksgiving started in October of 1621 when the colonial Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians shared a harvest feast…and the tradition has stood t