To give thanks is a wonderful thing. But, for those of us who have so much, it is not enough. It is hollow to indulge when so many people, animals and things are in great wont. A true celebration of our riches is to give to someone or something in need. Only in this way can true thanks be sincere.
To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.
You may have heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There's another day you might want to know about: Giving Tuesday. The idea is pretty straightforward. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, shoppers take a break from their gift-buying and donate what they can to charity.