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When the Going Gets Tough . . . Give Thanks!

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Giving thanks in all circumstances. It seems easier when things are going well and worry seems far. But as I’ve thought about thankfulness more deeply recently, I’ve pondered how we can make sense of this command when life is crashing around us.

9 Things We Are Hardly Thankful For

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Title: 9 Things We Are Hardly Thankful For Artwork by:YMI Description: What…

I Was Wrong About Thanksgiving

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I used to think Thanksgiving was cute, like little handprint turkey art projects from third graders. Thanksgiving was mildly entertaining, like whatever football game is on TV when you fall asleep after too much turkey.

You Hear Me

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How often do we find ourselves praying for the things we don’t have rather than praising God for the Blessings that we’ve already received?

Why I Decided to Keep Track of Every Trip I took in 2014

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On new year’s day last year, I made a resolution to log all…

Why Is It So Difficult to Say Thank You?

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Saying “thank you” is something we don’t do naturally. I remember my parents reminding me to say “thank you” every time I received a gift, whether it was for a present that I was really excited about or a simple gesture that someone showed.

Why Thanksgiving Leads to a Fulfilling Life

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It has been said that the best things in life are the simplest things. Like seeing the radiant smile of a toddler in the midst of a busy street,

Why There's No Better Family than One with Christ

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I come from a family of five—there’s my father, mother, two older sisters and me. Together we’re dysfunctional, disorganised, lazy and sometimes crazy. But behind it all, we’re a very loving bunch.

Chopping Boards, Tablets, and Being Thankful

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Sometime last month, an Argentinian boy on the other side of the world made me cry. I don’t even know his name. But big, fat tears rolled down my cheeks as I watched