This Thanksgiving, Remember…

This Thanksgiving, remember:

You are a beloved child of God.

You do not owe your great-aunt Mildred an explanation for your life choices.

You get to eat as much or as little as you like–and allow others to do the same…without comment.

The number of children you choose to have (or not have) is no one’s business but yours.

Your value is not determined by how you measure up to the achievements of others.

This is only one of 365 days in the year that we should be grateful for the love and grace and abundance in our lives.

You are a beloved child of God…and so is everyone else gathered at your table.

Blessings and peace to all,


Rev. Anne Russ is an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA), currently based in New York City. Doubting Believer provides tools and encouragement for the rollercoaster ride of your faith journey. Follow me on Facebook , Instagram and YouTube. You can also follow on TikTok. Get emails to keep up with all that is happening.

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