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Tag: gratitude

Thanksgiving is a great holiday because it takes the focus off of ourselves and places it on the things that we’re thankful for. I find the holiday a little convicting though because it reminds me that I’m pretty self-centered the rest of the year. As I thought about writing a Thanksgiving blog, I realized the need to figure out how to deal with my habitual selfishness and lack of gratitude in order to change the outlook that I bring to…

How we thank God is just as important as how often we thank Him. Sometimes, we get too caught up in how often we are thankful. We shouldn’t thank God because we feel obligated to be thankful. That’s not real gratitude. We should be thankful out of appreciation. If I walked up to Mother Theresa, while she still walked this earth, and thanked her for her years of inspiring ministry, this would be an act of obligation. I never learned…