The way the family story goes is the only way I passed French in high school is that my Mom promised the French teacher I would never take French again. That high school trauma of not being able to learn French led to 30+ years of believing I could not learn another language. That began to change when I began to lead service learning trips to Central America and wanted desperately to be able to have at least simple conversations with the new friends I was making. Albeit slowly, little by little, I am now learning Spanish.
All of which leads to this…
The Spanish for Thanksgiving is el dia de accion de gracias.
The day of the act or action of giving thanks.
I like that.
The action of giving thanks.
More than just words.
More than just saying Thank You.
The action of thanksgiving.
If Thanksgiving was more like that what might the action of Thanksgiving look like in your life?