Thanksgiving in Florida

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 in Family Updates, Featured, Ministry Reports, Photo Galleries | 7 comments

Thanksgiving in Florida always has it’s special traditions as the Kellers host family and friends. This year was no exception as we did their annual Thanksgiving chain. It is a very simple but meaningful tradition where each person in the family writes down one thing they are thankful for from throughout the year. Each person adds to their chain in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. Finally, when Thanksgiving arrives the chain is usually quite long, especially since each member of the family tends to be a little competitive adding many links a day as they think of new items to be grateful for.

This year, as we sat down to a wonderful turkey dinner, the chain was used as the decor around the top of the room and once the dessert was served we began to take the chain down and go through each item and recount story after story of the ways God provided. Allowing each one to read a few links of their chain as we went around the room, we could not help but recount so many fun memories. Someone did happen to bring over a nice pecan pie πŸ™‚Β for all of us to enjoy.

7 Comments

  1. I always enjoy your posts and pictures. πŸ™‚
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  2. It looks like you had a wonderful time!! The Thanksgiving chain is something I have done with my Sunday School children, but I have never thought of bringing it into my home. Very cool tradition and one that we will have to start in our family next year! Thanks so much!

  3. What a wonderful time you all must have had on beautiful Thanksgiving Day! Congrads on the new addition to the wonderful Waller family! What are your plans for Holy Christmas Day?

  4. It was great to get to see you . Looks like y’all had fun on your trip in. Can not wait till you have the baby and then you get to make his first trip in.

  5. Hi! I really enjoy your website, you seem to be very in love πŸ™‚ I’m really happy for you and for the baby that’s on the way! Greetings from Poland, God bless you!

  6. Looked like it was a good trip back home. Nice weather and sunshine made for a perfect Thanksgiving Im sure!!!

  7. I love the chain idea, Priscilla! You have very creative ideas, like this, Paul’s feet on the butterflies for Mothers Day, the Mac β€˜N Cheesecake, and the ring in the middle of the rose. Great ideas!

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