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cornLet friends and family know how much you appreciate them at Thanksgiving by sending the Five Kernels Prayer as a card or email.

To mail, print out the following poem on orange card stock (it looks nice with a horn of plenty graphic at the bottom). Sign the card by letting the recipient know what a blessing they are to your family. For added effect glue a five kernels of corn to the card.

Five Kernel Prayer

The first winter the pilgrims spent in America was very cold. Some days all they had was enough for each person to have only five kernels of corn. When spring came the pilgrims planted their corn. The corn crop flourished and they had lots of food the next year. From that time on at Thanksgiving, the pilgrims each kept kernels of corn at their plates to remind them of God’s blessings.

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 32 years and have four children ranging in age from 17 to 28. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading, studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

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Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 32 years and have four children ranging in age from 17 to 28. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading, studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

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