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Thanksgiving Spotlight on Gratitude

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Thanksgiving Spotlight on Gratitude

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.

- Melody Beattie -

Thanksgiving Spotlight on Gratitude

On October 3, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln set aside the last Thursday of November as a day to give thanks, a new national holiday, Thanksgiving. He urged his fellow citizens then embroiled in civil war to not lose sight of the gifts surrounding them, among them "fruitful fields and healthy skies." Lincoln understood that, even in the worst of times, gratitude is essential. As we celebrate Thanksgiving this year, 153 years after Lincoln's pronouncement, perhaps it is just as important today as it was then, to set aside time for deep reflection and gratitude. Today's feature delves into the DailyGood archives and surfaces past gems on the subject of gratitude. { read more }

Be The Change

Take time to count your blessings. How might you express that gratitude to bless the lives of others? For more inspiration join this Saturday's Awakin Call with Kristi Nelson on Grateful Living,
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