More Than Thanks

From St. Paul’s Sacred Ground in Action (SGIA) Ministry:

As many of us in the United States celebrate a day to express thanks for bounty – whether for the gift of faith, family and friends, health, or wealth of one kind or another – we need to recall that this day is not seen as such for many of our Indigenous sisters and brothers from whom much has been historically – and continues be –  taken.

This Thanksgiving can we see gratitude as a practice that includes humility and a call to forgiveness for what was taken from our first peoples for the benefit of others? Then follow it with a commitment to understand how this could happen among people of faith and how we might begin to repair this wrong?

Meanwhile, here is example of how past wrongs may be faced before healing can happen, read at

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