Guest post by Shelby Gallagher.

2017. Whew. Thanksgiving is a season that paves the way for what little is left of the year. As I reflect on what I am thankful for, it prepares me to say goodbye to this year.

One word captures what I’m thankful for.


All my life, I have known what sacrifice is. We hear of it in the headlines from the front lines. Our servicemen and women sacrificing their lives for their comrade. It’s heroic and inspiring. We hear of the stranger who jumps in front of a gunman and takes a bullet during a robbery. I admit in this strange and backwards litigious culture we live in, I wouldn’t be so quick to do the same for a stranger. Continue reading “Thanksgiving”