Awakenings from Then ’til Now allows you to Embrace Your Past, Empower the Present, Enrich Your Future.
Welcome to Awakenings
Life IS history in the making. Every word we say, everything we do becomes history the moment it is said or done. Life void of memories leaves nothing but emptiness. For those who might consider history boring, think again: It is who we are, what we do and why we are here. We are certainly individuals in our thoughts and deeds but we all germinated from seeds planted long, long ago.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Countdown to Thanksgiving
It is hard to believe 2014 is rapidly winding down and the countdown to Thanksgiving has begun. Preparations are already in the making with the best recipes in the country being investigated in order to beat the best of last year. Family and friends are frantically getting travel plans together in anticipation of the feast of the year.
This is a time to embrace the past, not only personally but also in reflection on the history of Thanksgiving. Do you know when and why the first feast took place? What foods were served? You would be surprised at the foods we commonly find at the modern day Thanksgiving table were not part of the pilgrims' feast of celebration, even ol' Tom turkey. Check it out...
How long until Thanksgiving? Click the Turkey . . .