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Thanksgiving is a time of coming together. It’s a time when many people gather around the table to share a giant feast of a meal with those they love and care about.
Although yesterday, I was reminded that there are so many who felt alone.
My friend Paris, whose only relative in town was her mother, who died suddenly on her couch this summer, was feeling very alone. This was her first Thanksgiving alone. She was working and thankful for the interaction it brought.
Norma, my sister’s mother in law, shared about how divorcees can feel so isolated and alone this time of year. I saw evidence of that in a few of the evening Facebook posts I saw tucked amid the joy and celebration of families. There were so many who felt alone. College students, young professionals, the elderly . . . The list goes on and on of …