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Embrace a Thankful and Giving Heart

Pistol Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 6:52 AM
My feet are warm, my tummy is full, the roof doesn't leak, my children have shoes, my wife is cuddly, the kids i work with give me wins every day. This indeed puts me in the upper 1%. My gratitude is profound. America bashers puzzle and disgust me. Not least of all because i know they are miserable. And because i know the opportunity for an attitude of gratitude is greater here than any other country in the world.
This holiday season, while we enjoy delicious food and visiting family and friends, let's take a moment to give thanks for our many blessings.

It's easy to get lost in all the bad news today -- whether it be unfavorable election results, financial troubles, a struggling economy, an overreaching federal government, crisis in the Middle East or personal struggles. Our growing list of problems often seems overwhelming and endless.

It's easy to give thanks when everything is going our way. But what about the difficult times?

The Bible, in 1 Thessalonians 5:18, commands us, "In everything give thanks; for this is...