Do Black Friday and gratitude mix? by Don Ingwerson, Pacific Health Perspectives

This is one of the best weeks of the year on my calendar, as Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It’s a time to gather family together and slow down, to step away from life’s busy-ness and immerse myself in the love of family, country, and God. But wait a minute. Who put Black Friday there? After sharing a wonderful Thanksgiving with family, why would I want to get up in the middle of the night to beat my neighbors to the store in order to buy something that I can’t afford at regular prices? In truth, I’d never paid too much attention to Black Friday – until recently. I was considering a gift for a granddaughter and I realized that if I could buy a particular item at Black Friday prices I would be able to give her a gift that met a need. My motive was a sharing, caring spirit. Read more.

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