Special Thanksgiving Praises for Loved Ones

Centuries ago, a Portuguese merchant ship was caught in a fierce storm in the Bay of Bengal. The seas suddenly quieted and the sailors safely reached the shore of Velankanni and a small shrine in the area. The thanksgiving felt in their heart to have survived drowning led to a vow to return and build a monument to Mary, the Mother of Jesus. The Church of Our Lady of Health has become a destination of Thanksgiving and worship for millions of pilgrims from around the world each year. Various upgrades and additions have turned it into the beautiful structure seen in the picture. Happy Thanksgiving, wherever and whenever it is celebrated in your life.

The presence of friends

seen and unseen surrounds me

Joyous Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving, friends!
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Haiku is the original work of the author.

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