Recent Thanksgiving Stories

Kate’s Coconut Cream Dream Pie

This delicious pie was declared the winner in a Thanksgiving Pie Bake-Off competition here in the Guideposts New York City office.

by Kate Norris
, New York, New York

In this guest blog, staff editor Meg Belviso says that the only rule of the holiday is to get together with people you love...

by Colleen Hughes

There’s a lot to this thankfulness thing, and we’ve got to start somewhere.

by Julia Attaway

It’s pretty easy to be thankful when things go right, but what about when things look like they’re going wrong?

by Rick Hamlin

Delicious Thanksgiving dinner with turkey and fixings.

I was a lucky winner... but the prize wasn’t meant for me.

by Ellen Galo
, Potsdam, New York

Don’t treat this Thanksgiving like any other—it’s a very rare blessing.

by Adam Hunter

Elizabeth Peale Allen

When counting your blessings, be sure to give thanks for what God has done for you... and for who He is.

by Elizabeth Peale Allen
, Pawling, New York

Knowing that God does not change and is with us in every situation prompts us to give thanks.

by Peola Hicks

Officer Charles Notare

Just before Thanksgiving, this grieving police officer received a message of comfort loud and clear.

by Charles Notare
, Jackson, New Jersey

Carol Browning

A waitress's prayers for truck-driver's rocky marriage give him a reason to be grateful.

by Carol Browning
, Flint, Texas

An artist's rendering of a flying horse-drawn sleigh being driver by an angel

Just when it appeared that Thanksgiving would be snowed out, the most amazing things happened.

by David Musser
, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Turkey Cookies for Thanksgiving

The kids will love making these meaningful treats.

by Cheryl Lagler
, Zionsville, Pennsylvania

a single, lit votive candle

In a moment of darkness, a daughter finds comfort in the unlikeliest of places…

by Carol Ann Sullivan
, New York, New York

Various articles of clothing drying on a clotheslines

In this Guideposts Classic from 1979, a woman expresses gratitude for what she doesn't have.

by Faye Field

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