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Hey y’all! The past two years I’ve written a post on Thanksgiving, listing who I’m thankful for. I wrote these posts while sitting on the couch watching Miracle on 34th Street with my mom. Well, that didn’t happen this year. The past two years, Thanksgiving day was pretty chill, and we would then have our big extended family Thanksgiving that Saturday. This year, we had our big extended family Thanksgiving today. So I had no time to watch Miracle on 34th Street, nor did more »

Happy Thanksgiving!

And it’s Thanksgiving again. The time for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, turkey shaped cookie, football, food and pre-black Friday sales. Oh, and it’s a day of giving thanks. We mustn’t forget about that. As Christians, we’re called to make thanksgiving a way of life. Thanks is something we should give everyday of the year. I’ve learned a lot about thanksgiving this year, such as how we can give thanks in the hard times, why we should give thanks, and even how more »

When the world seems to fall apart around us, it can be really hard to find a reason to be thankful. However, by keeping Jesus' example in mind, we can learn to give thanks even in the hard times.

It can be super easy to be thankful for the good in life. Food, water, family, shelter, Jesus, you know, the traditional answers to the “What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?” question. Being thankful for happy things, is fantastic. It is a great place to start when beginning a journey to be thankful in all things.  However, we can’t stop there. Giving thanks isn’t a suggestion; it isn’t a nice thought, nor is it something we can just do more »

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Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you’re having a wonderful day with family and friends!Today is relaxing for my family. (Saturday we’re going to my Grandparents’ for Thanksgiving with our extended family.) We woke up and watched the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, while eating our traditional Thanksgiving morning oatmeal. Then, we started to watch Miracle on 34th Street. Later today, we’re going to have a Thanksgiving meal, just the four of us. Every year at Thanksgiving, my mom places five kernels of more »

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This is a week of giving thanks, a week of gratitude, a week of gratefulness. Typically, on thanksgiving day, I make a list of everything that pops into my head that I’m thankful for. Most likely this year won’t be any different.I had a thought, however. What if I tweeted with the hashtag “so thankful” every time I thought of something to be thankful for.  After all, thankfulness is a way of life, not just one day on the calender. more »