The holidays are so quickly approaching ... only 42 more days until Christmas! And of course, Thanksgiving is just around the corner. How will you spend Thanksgiving this year? We hope that however you spend it, our Father will illuminate His blessings for you during this season, drawing your heart away from worry and toward thankfulness.

And of course, one of the blessings of Thanksgiving is all the good food! If you have a moment, please click here to answer this question: Is there a special dish that appears on your family's Thanksgiving table every year?

A thought from the Word...

James 1:17
Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.

We are excited to hear about the new family film The Christmas Candle, based on Max Lucado's book and opening in theaters November 22! Please help get the word out by "liking" their Facebook page and even leaving a comment there if you have time. We need more good, wholesome family movies like this! For more information and a preview of the movie, click here.

Canton Junction is known for great harmonies, and now the guys are using their talent to bless others! They are donating proceeds from the sale of their inspired recording of "Back on My Feet Again" to the amazing ministry of the Dream Center in Los Angeles. Read more about that and see the wonderful video of this song by clicking here!

If you'd like to bless someone with Homecoming Magazine, now is a great time! For a limited time, we are offering a low price of only $18.95 for one year when you give someone a subscription, plus you will receive a bonus gift for FREE! Just call 1-800-527-5226 and mention that you saw this offer in the Homecoming newsletter! A couple of tips...if you want the gift subscription to begin with Jan/Feb (instead of Nov/Dec), please let them know when you call. Also, if you'd like a card sent to the recipient, just ask!

If you are a songwriter or lyricist (or know someone who is), we have a great contest for you! You could win great prizes like an iPad Mini or even a trip to Gloria Gaither's 2014 Songwriters Intensive, a four-day workshop with Gloria, ASCAP Songwriter of the Century! The deadline for our "Lyrics of Your Life" contest is December 9, so don't miss out! For more information, click here.

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, click here to discover mouthwatering recipes from the Homecoming artists, including Sheri Easter's grandma's dressing, amazing pecan pie from Mim Blackwood and many more! Yummmmm......