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A November to Remember, Gratitude Challenge

The piece of 7*12 post-it lay stuck to the legal sized note book, which stood neatly in the wire step file organizer on my desk. Its position meant that it was within clear view. On it was written a brief note. From time to time throughout the day, or whenever I reached for the notebook […]

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The Eye-Opening Benefits of Gratitude Practice and Its Relationship to Happiness

In my last post Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude, I talked about gratitude journaling and gave several scriptural references which support a gratitude practice. I also briefly mentioned some benefits of gratitude. Since writing that post, gratitude has been a topic of discussion in my conversations with friends and the latest book I am reading […]

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Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

The young girl tugged at her mother’s dress as they stood among the gigantic crowd of people. Influenced by the tension and anxiety of the adults around her, she asked, “mama, what are we going to do? Mama, are we going to die?”, she asked again as she tugged a little harder. Days before mother […]