The following is an excerpt from an article that originally posted on LifeWay.com.
There it was in black and white — a famous cartoon in the local newspaper expressing the current commentary on holiday merchandising. It depicted Halloween night complete with little spooks carrying their sacks and demanding “trick or treat.” But across the sky was a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer with Santa cracking his whip above them.
Another newspaper cartoon made its satirical comment on the season: between Frankenstein and Santa was a scrawny turkey pushing frantically with his wings to preserve his place on the calendar.
Thanksgiving is in trouble, and it seems the only people trying to save it from extinction are the turkey growers and the supermarkets. it was not always this way. You may remember grandma and grandpa’s table laden with great food. Gathered around such a feast, everyone bowed his head and gave thanks to God.
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