Count your blessings in U.S., parish
To begin with, we live in a country where it is safe to vote, and freedom of speech prevails. And don’t forget about freedom of the press and freedom to choose one’s own religious path.
While feasting on Thanksgiving turkey and ham, remember to be thankful that we live in a country where food is abundant. Most of us will probably enjoy a week of leftovers following the holiday meal while those in other places long for enough to eat.