Thanks-given? by Kevin Shipp
November 24, 2007, 10:28 am
Filed under: Culture

I may be the only one who notices this (or thinks he notices it), but we live in an extremely ungrateful culture. I could make tons of references to indicators of unthankfulness around us, but let us look no further than the marginalizing of a whole holiday centered around giving thanks: Thanksgiving. I went to several stores on the day after Halloween, and what did I see and here? Thanksgiving festivities? Nope, Christmas music, decorations and advertizements. Why are we so quick to blow by Thanksgiving? Is is because it doesn’t make money? Maybe. Is it because we think we deserve much more than we have? Probably. Is it because we are proud?

 Check out this article by John Piper.



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