Thanksgiving Day In Mexico

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”…

View original post 562 more words


About amspencer1984

I am a Christian who desires to serve in God's kingdom in the best way possible. I have served as a foreign missionary in southern Mexico. I have worked as a youth minister at my local church of Grace Baptist in Dickson, TN. I have also recently begun to write books with a desire to help others grow in life. I hope that they are helpful and effective in doing that. I have been married to Alicia Spencer since 2003. We have six children and give thanks to God for all of them.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s