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Thanksgiving: Here’s What’s on My Gratitude List

Happy Thanksgiving weekend to my Canadian readers! How will you spend it?   I look forward to having my daughters and one son-in-law visit. Eight friends will join us on Saturday for a traditional dinner—turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, yams, stuffing, and everything else yummy. We’ll eat, play table games, and talk about the things for… [ read more ]

Giving Thanks for Daily Blessings

A thought popped into my head a year ago today: Offer a 365-day gratitude challenge on my Facebook page. It seemed like a great idea at the time, so I set to work posting (nearly) daily comments concerning things for which I’m thankful. This exercise has been good for me, and I hope those who… [ read more ]

Practicing Thanksgiving

Expressing 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 (). He granted their request. What happened? Nine… [ read more ]

Happy Thanksgiving!

I’ll take a break from the devotional to acknowledge Canadian Thanksgiving in a special way. In October’s issue of “Growing With Grace,” I invited my readers to shout out their thanksgivings to God. I’ve compiled their answers…. Jesus, my Savior and Redeemer. Without Him, everything else loses its value. My family – husbands who make… [ read more ]

When Giving Thanks Becomes a Sacrifice

Giving thanks is easy when there’s something tangible for which to be thankful. You know…the sun shines on the day you’ve planned a family picnic, your suitcases land at the same airport as you do after a long trip, you live a “happily-ever-after” life with a loving family and mortgage-free house, everything you do meets… [ read more ]