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Why I’m Resolved to Express Gratitude

Returning to Nepal has renewed my resolve to express gratitude at all times.   I’ve seen people with precious few material possessions, living in grass huts.   I’ve worshiped with men and women whose fingers and toes have been eaten by leprosy.   I’ve talked with a young village mother as she held her eight-month-old… [ read more ]

Saying Thank-You to God: A Common Courtesy Often Neglected

Thankfulness—what a great exercise! It makes the heart healthy and puts a smile on our faces. It even lifts a weight from our shoulders. Why, then, do we often neglect to do it?    I think of the 10 lepers who cried to Jesus for physical healing (Luke 17:11-19). He granted their request. What happened?… [ read more ]