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Thanksgiving

Recent Thanksgiving Stories

How to help someone facing their first Christmas without a loved one.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

There are lights all around us this season, but only one that really counts.

by Judy Royal Glenn

Addie opens Christmas cards with her mom

A little girl suffering from an undiagnosed illness is being sent Christmas greetings from thousands of caring strangers. 

by Guideposts.org


Happy are those who are thankful! A happy heart is a joyful heart.

by Rev. Pablo R. Diaz, D.Min

Participate in #GivingTuesday and be the “hands and feet” of Jesus in this world.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

For dogs and cats waiting for morsels from Thanksgiving tables everywhere

by Peggy Frezon

It felt like God had just wrapped His arms around us and given us the biggest, most needed hug ever.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

General Douglas MacArthur

In this story from November 1953, the heroic general shares a holiday tale that is nearly 100 years ago.

by General Douglas MacArthur


watercolor of a heart.

This Thanksgiving look back over the last five or ten years...maybe even more.

by Tricia Goyer
, Little Rock, Arkansas

5 things to do when a deployment separates you from a loved one over the holidays.

by Edie Melson

Thanksgiving Pie

Break tradition this year and use those turkey day leftovers to make a meat pie!

by Sherry Gore
, Pinecraft, Florida

Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake

This tasty treat makes a sweet and sassy alternative to traditional pumpkin pie.

by Sherry Gore
, Pinecraft, Florida

Daniel Kessel

An unexpected encounter brightened a dark day for assistant editor Daniel Kessel

by Adam Hunter

Lighting a candle in church as a gesture of thanksgiving

A woman is rescued by a heavenly visitor in this true story excerpted from Dreams of Angels.

by Joan Wester Anderson


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