This post was originally published on November 20th 2018 and updated on November 25th 2019.
The history of American Thanksgiving is a rich one, and is very illustrative of our nation’s Christian roots. As early as the 16thcentury, there were days of thanksgiving held by Spaniards and French people on our soils. Continue reading “The History Of American Thanksgiving”
The history of Halloween is a long one. Many cultural practices have conspired to create the product we have today. I’ll try to present this information chronologically to avoid confusion, and will add a few of my own thoughts at the end. I do not claim to have created a comprehensive account here; only a brief over-view, since many are not familiar with the basic history of Halloween. Continue reading “The History Of Halloween”
Happy Independence day folks. I hope this day finds you celebrating and enjoying time with those you love. As you barbeque, socialize, and watch parades and fireworks, join me in reflecting on bits and pieces of the history of the holiday we are celebrating. Continue reading “Let Freedom Ring!—Independence Day USA”