Here are some thoughts I had about Thanksgiving Day while I lived in Mexico a couple of years back. I thought I would share them again this week.
Having spent most of the last three years of my life in Mexico has indeed given me occasion to see some things from a different perspective, as you might imagine. As I have been looking forward to this Thanksgiving Day, I have been struck with how my experiences here have given me opportunity to see this day a bit more fully. I hope I will profit from the opportunity.
I don’t know how many of you have ever celebrated a national holiday in a foreign country. We are used to celebrating national holidays in a setting where the whole nation around us is celebrating together. But when you are the only American in the neighborhood and you are celebrating an American holiday, it is rather different.
It is particularly interesting to me to think about celebrating this day from Mexico. Why from Mexico? Well, down here, celebrating “holy days”…
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