Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
Posted by challahbackgirl on November 5, 2007
Each year Congregation Beth David as part of the Saratoga Ministerial Association joins with the local churches for an Interfaith Thanksgiving service. It’s location rotates each year, and the clergy from all faiths and demoninations lead the service. Join with your neighbors this Thanksgiving morning for
Saratoga Interfaith Thanksgiving Service
Thursday, November 22
601 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga, Ca
See the program for this Saratoga Interfaith Service (PDF)
If you have any Thanksgiving favorites, share them with us on our recipe exchange.
After the jump there’s a Poem by an Unknown Author to get you in the Thanksgiving spirit.
Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire.
If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
Be thankful when you don’t know something,
for it gives you the opportunity to learn.
Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow.
Be thankful for your limitations,
because they give you opportunities for improvement.
Be thankful for each new challenge,
because it will build your strength and character.
Be thankful for your mistakes. They will teach you valuable lessons.
Be thankful when you’re tired and weary,
because it means you’ve made a difference.
It’s easy to be thankful for the good things.
A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who
are also thankful for the setbacks.
Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive.
Find a way to be thankful for your troubles,
and they can become your blessings.