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The Outlook that Erodes Thanksgiving

The Outlook that Erodes Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving planning is in full preparation. I’m looking forward to my kids coming home from college, decorating, baking, and the general loveliness of the season. Social media is in full fledged “thankful mode” with people recounting their “thousand ways” they are thankful. Psalm 100, the Pilgrim […]

Thankfulness: Contentment’s Kin

Thankfulness: Contentment’s Kin

Still meditating on contentment, and realizing that when I am discontent (or when I grumble) I am raising my fist at God– not physically, mind you, because I know better than that. But, in my heart, it is just that. I.am.blaming.God. “In everything give thanks, […]