A Thanksgiving State of Mind, a novella by Daniel Whyte III with Meriqua Whyte tells the story of a young boy who loses his mother, his grandmother, and his house. He struggles to keep praying — and especially to keep on expressing gratitude and thanksgiving. Through the ups and downs of being sent to an orphanage, then to a boarding school, and finally living on his own, before being taken in by kind strangers, this young man realizes the truths of Scripture and learns to choose to be grateful no matter his circumstances.
A Thanksgiving State of Mind, is currently being published as a serial novel and can be read on Christian Serials and other outlets online.
Daniel Whyte III has spoken in meetings across the United States and in over twenty-five foreign countries. He is the author of over forty books including the Essence Magazine, Dallas Morning News, and Amazon.com national bestseller, Letters to Young Black Men.
He is also the president of Gospel Light Society International, a worldwide evangelistic ministry that reaches thousands with the Gospel each week.
He is heard by thousands each week on his radio broadcasts/podcasts. He preached the Gospel for 100 days straight leading up to the 2012 election, and he preached the Gospel for 367 days straight throughout the controversial 2016 presidential election season.
He is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Ministry degree. He holds a Master’s degree in Religion, a Master of Divinity degree, and a Master of Theology degree from Liberty University’s Rawlings School of Divinity (formerly Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary). He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Religion from Texas Wesleyan University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from Bethany Divinity College.
He has been married to the former Meriqua Althea Dixon, of Christiana, Jamaica since 1987. God has blessed their union with seven children.
Meriqua Whyte is the wife of national bestselling author, Daniel Whyte III. They have been married for 30 years. Mrs. Whyte is a stay-at-home mom who home-schools their seven children. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Christian Education from Bethany Divinity College in Dothan, Alabama. She is currently working on several children’s books.