I wanted to wish all my brethren on here a Happy thanksgiving , I know that I have a lot to be thankful for , and we all do . I hope to spend this weekend with the kids and hopefully doing some crafts . I want to add that we should all keep in mind what Thanksgiving is all about , giving thanks to GOD for all that he has given us . Obama does not know what Thanksgiving is about but George Washington did and I am going to post his Thanksgiving Proclamation .
George Washington's 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation
Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty GOD , to obey his will , to be grateful for his benefits , and humbly to implore his protection and favor; and whereas , both houses of congress have , by their joint committee , requested me to recommend to the people of the united states a day of public thanksgiving and prayer , to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors of Almighty God , especially by affording them opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness :"Now ,therefore, I do recommend and assign Thursday,the 26Th day of November next,to be devoted by the people of these States to the service of that great and glorious Being who is the beneficent author of all the good that was ,that is ,or that will be ; that we may then all unite in rendering unto Him our sincere,and humble thanks for His kind care and protection of the people of this country previous to their becoming a nation ; for the signal and manifold mercies and the favorable interposition's of His providence in the course and conclusion of the late war; for the great of tranquility,union,and plenty,which we have since enjoyed;for the peaceable and rational manner in which we have been enable establish constitutions of government for our safety and happiness,and particularly the national one now lately instituted for the civil and religious liberty with which we are blessed,and the means we have of acquiring and diffusing useful knowledge; and,in general,for all the great and various favors which Has been pleased to confer upon us.
And also that we may then unite in most humbly offering our prayers and supplications to the great Lord and Ruler of Nations and beseech Him to pardon our national and other transgressions;to enable us all ,whether in public or private stations,to perform our several and relative duties properly and punctually ;to render our National Government a blessing to all the people by constantly being a government of wise ,just,and constitutional laws,discreetly and faithfully executed and obeyed;to protect and guide all sovereigns and nations (especially such as have shown kindness to us ),and to bless them with good governments,peace,and concord;to promote the knowledge and practice of true religion and virtue ,and the increase of science among them and us;and,generally to grant unto all mankind such a degree of temporal prosperity as He alone be knows to be best.
Given under my hand,at the city of New York ,the 3d day of October ,A.D 1789.