Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.  Its beginnings are, like all good holidays, made from history mixed with hopeful mythology, but Thanksgiving remains unique.  It is not limited to one faith or group of people, but applies equally to all – Christian or Pagan, believer or Atheist, any Child of the Book or anyone and anyone else.

Abraham Lincoln‘s proclamation:

And our favorite retelling of the Pilgrims, Squanto, and Chief Massasoit: