Let’s Give Thanks!

Gratitude can broadly be defined as the appreciation of what is valuable and meaningful to oneself and represents a general state of thankfulness. Research found gratitude is associated with positive well-being. In one study participants who counted blessings versus burdens experienced higher well-being scores. Adolescents who counted their blessings were found to have greater life satisfaction. Regardless…

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A Day of Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving in the U.S.--probably the least affected holiday by commercialism--helping us focus on the simple and clear counsel of Scripture "in everything give thanks." As you contemplate the past year, your current situation and the future, find things to thank God and others for. Have you experienced trials and heartache? Seek to focus…

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