Gather Together and Be Thankful

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest. - William Blake | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #quote #harvest

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.

– William Blake

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #quotes #blessings

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.

– W.T. Purkiser

We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count. | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #quotes #blessings

We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.

– Neal Maxwell

Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day. | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #quotes

Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.

– Robert Caspar Lintner

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #quotes

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

― Albert Einstein

Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity; it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all. | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #quotes #gratitude

Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity; it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.

– William Faulkner

Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other. | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #quotes #gratitude

Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.

 – Randy Pausch

Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse. | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #quotes #gratitude

Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.

– Henry Van Dyke

The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us. | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #quotes #blessings

The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us.

-James E. Faust

The more you practice the art of thankfulness, the more you have to be thankful for. | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #quotes

The more you practice the art of thankfulness, the more you have to be thankful for.

– Norman Vincent Peale

What I love about Thanksgiving is that it’s purely about getting together with friends or family and enjoying food. It’s really for everybody, and it doesn’t matter where you’re from | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #quotes

What I love about Thanksgiving is that it’s purely about getting together with friends or family and enjoying food. It’s really for everybody, and it doesn’t matter where you’re from. – Daniel Humm

Thanksgiving is not a day, it's a lifestyle. | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #quotes

Thanksgiving is not a day, it’s a lifestyle.

Gather Together. Give Thanks. Eat Pie. | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #quotes

Gather Together.

Give Thanks.

Eat Pie.

🦃🥧🦃🥧🦃

Harvest Pumpkin Turkey Plates and Tablescape | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #thanksgiving #tablescapes

 May your table be overflowing with gratitude and good food this Thanksgiving!

  44 comments for “Gather Together and Be Thankful

  1. Carol Burger
    November 26, 2019 at 6:16 am

    What a great collection of Thanksgiving quotes! Lots of food for thought!

  2. Elken
    November 26, 2019 at 6:20 am

    All sentiments right back to you MARY and your family!! I’m grateful to live in a country where we still have many freedoms!!!! AMEN!! HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! 🦃❤️🍁🇺🇸

  3. Ellen
    November 26, 2019 at 6:21 am

    All these sentiments right back to you and your family…HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! 🦃❤️🇺🇸🍁

  4. November 26, 2019 at 6:23 am

    Thank you for taking the time and thought into this post. I hope you enjoy your Thanksgiving holiday.

  5. Pat
    November 26, 2019 at 6:24 am

    Beautiful words and beautiful pictures; you’ve captured it all. Thank you. Mary. Happy Thanksgiving to you, your family and your followers!

    • November 26, 2019 at 6:30 am

      Thank you Pat❣️Happy Thanksgiving 🦃🍁🍂

  6. SSN
    November 26, 2019 at 6:33 am

    Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. You captured my “why” so beautifully. Thank you for showing us there is a reason to be thankful for even the smallest of life events. Blessings to you and yours.

  7. Laura Heywood
    November 26, 2019 at 6:40 am

    What a perfect way to start my day! Thank you!

  8. Bonnie Morgan
    November 26, 2019 at 7:01 am

    May you have a beautiful Thanksgiving, Mary! Thank you for such a lovely post of beautiful quotes. I am thankful for being one of the winners of your Thanksgiving plate giveaway. I have styled it in a Thanksgiving vignette I will post soon.

  9. Jane
    November 26, 2019 at 7:01 am

    Mary
    Thank you for all the beautiful quotes and your friendship!
    I look so forward to all your morning blogs.
    You are a great inspiration to us all.
    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving. 🦃

  10. Stephanie Heath
    November 26, 2019 at 7:18 am

    Thank you for the wonderful “thanksgiving meal” of words, so thoughtful so that we all may think and remember to be thankful everyday. You are such a blessing to all who have found you ! Have a wonderful Thanks Giving😊

  11. November 26, 2019 at 7:20 am

    How elegant and stunning each photo was! Thanksgiving is my favorite Holiday!
    And how thankful I am to stop by and see your beautiful posts. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

  12. sailorgal2018
    November 26, 2019 at 7:23 am

    Beautiful reminders. Thank you. And happy Thanksgiving.

  13. November 26, 2019 at 7:44 am

    Mary, I am such a fan of quotes and you have compiled some of my personal favorites. Along with your beautiful photography, they will be pinned thousands of times!

  14. Franki
    November 26, 2019 at 7:46 am

    This made my day!!! Happy THANKSgiving! franki

  15. November 26, 2019 at 7:49 am

    Perfect posting with wonderful reminders for this season – thankful for your posting :)

  16. Theresa R Keller
    November 26, 2019 at 7:53 am

    Beautiful way to start the day! Thank you Mary and I hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving too :)

  17. Maureen
    November 26, 2019 at 8:03 am

    Beautiful post of Thanksgiving quotes! All so very true! Happy Thanksgiving to your family and enjoy your feast!

  18. jane Lund
    November 26, 2019 at 8:09 am

    Absolutely gorgeous! I love your creativity and talent! Happy Thanksgiving!

  19. WESTOVER
    November 26, 2019 at 8:20 am

    Thank you Mary for all your postings, I love the Thanksgiving Quotes. I live in Canada and we have already had our Thanksgiving here but will be saving the quotes for next year. Have a wonderful day and Blessings to you and your Family.

  20. November 26, 2019 at 8:25 am

    Gorgeous ways to express the true meaning of this holiday, wishing you a wonderful week.

  21. BBM
    November 26, 2019 at 9:08 am

    Mary,
    What a thoughtful post. The pictures and quotes are wonderful. Thanksgiving always gives me time to pause and reflect my many blessing with family and friends. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

  22. Donna C
    November 26, 2019 at 9:16 am

    A beautiful post with a fantastic collection of quotes and photos. I will share these!

  23. Susan B
    November 26, 2019 at 9:27 am

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your readers Mary. I am so thankful for your beautiful blog, it always brings so much joy to my day.

  24. November 26, 2019 at 9:34 am

    These are all incredibly wonderful quotes Mary, but I think my favorite is “Thanksgiving is not a day, it’s a lifestyle…”
    I hope you’re having a truly special week, I am especially thankful this morning because my son offered to go to the grocery store for me 😁🦃💕
    Jenna

  25. Hetty
    November 26, 2019 at 9:47 am

    May blessings come to you a thousand fold. May the love in your heart never get old. And may you find treasures more precious than gold. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones.

  26. Clara
    November 26, 2019 at 10:03 am

    Lovely pictures & wonderful verses Mary! Some are serious & some fun! Your ceramic turkey is gorgeous. I am thankful for your talent and love the inspiration you give us! Wishing you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving! Clara ❤️

  27. November 26, 2019 at 10:17 am

    Happy Thanksgiving Mary, hope you have a wonderful weekend, and thanks to you for all your gorgeous ideas and sharing!

  28. Sharon
    November 26, 2019 at 10:18 am

    I’m going to have each person at my Thanksgiving table read one of these quotes. Lots of wonderful food for thought and thankfulness for each day. Thank you Mary.

  29. Vicki
    November 26, 2019 at 10:29 am

    What a beautiful collection of words to live by.Have a wonderful Thanksgiving as we are truly thankful for you and this wonderful blog you write .

  30. November 26, 2019 at 11:29 am

    Such beautiful reminders of what the holiday is all about. Happy Thanksgiving.

  31. Patti
    November 26, 2019 at 12:28 pm

    You, too, Mary. Thank you for sharing theses inspirational quotes and the beautiful pictures. You are truly talented.

  32. November 26, 2019 at 12:45 pm

    I never miss one of your posts…you are such a delight to know ( from afar!) So blessed with talent and thank you for sharing your gifts. Do you have a source for buying bittersweet? I love how you used it in so many arrangements but it is hard to find. Have you tried growing it?
    Blessings to you and yours on Thanksgiving and always

  33. Shirley Graham
    November 26, 2019 at 1:43 pm

    Sending Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!! Love the pictures & especially the turkey and plate with the bright turkey on it. Thanks so much for your lovely blog!!

  34. Grace
    November 26, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    Beautiful pictures; beautiful words! Thankful for you and how you bless us with your cheery posts!

  35. Sue
    November 26, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    I am thankful for this blog that I enjoy. Blessings!

  36. Nancy Brantley
    November 26, 2019 at 11:16 pm

    BEAUTIFUL PICTURES AND QUOTES!! HAPPY THANKSGIVING

  37. Cyndi Raines
    November 27, 2019 at 1:09 am

    Beautiful quotes and beautiful pictures! What a wonderful post! Happy Thanksgiving Mary! Blessings to you and your family! 🍊🍂

  38. November 27, 2019 at 5:34 am

    Happy Thanksgiving Mary! Give The Girls a little piece of turkey for me:@)

  39. Virginia
    November 27, 2019 at 11:09 am

    Thank you for these beautiful words of Thankfulness. They are all reminders of being thankful for our many blessings of which you are one.

  40. Darlene
    November 27, 2019 at 11:52 am

    Wish we could air your amazing photography and meaningful words on National
    Television..nuff said!

    Thank you so much for the time spent putting this Awesome post together you
    Have such a giving spirit we “all” are Thankful.

  41. Virginia
    November 27, 2019 at 12:03 pm

    I forgot to mention I am fixing your recipe for roasted vegetable salad today to be ahead of the game tomorrow. Again thank you.

  42. barbaramantelandtablecom
    December 2, 2019 at 12:26 pm

    All beautiful quotes, Mary! Thanks so much! 💗

  43. Linda
    December 5, 2019 at 11:32 am

    Oh how I wish I had seen this before Thanksgiving! I would have printed them out and gave everyone at the table one to read….next year. Thank you for such wonderful inspiration Mary…Happy Holidays!

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