As we head into the next few weeks, we will be celebrating two major Holy Days. The reason I like using the phrase Holy Day is because the word holiday comes from the Old English word hāligdæg (hālig meaning holy + dæg meaning day.) In the beginning this phrase or word originally referred only to a special religious day.
Today the word “holiday” means any special day to rest, relax or take a day off from work. However, the next few weeks can be a great opportunity for us to move from Thanksgiving straight into Christmas by being thankful every week for all God has done for us. These days can once again, become Holy Days of worship as we give thanks to Our Creator and celebrate the birth of His Son!
Here are 19 things that we should give thanks to God for as we move from Thanksgiving straight into Christmas: Continue reading