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‘Thank you’ as a way of life

“Thank you.” No more valuable words were ever spoken. So simple, yet so profound. Marti recently met for lunch with a well-known author and researcher who began their conversation by thanking her. Marti recalls being completely unsettled by this. The … Continue reading

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Bonus life

Since the giving of thanks is the natural result of grace, its presence or lack of presence is an indicator of the basis by which a person lives life. A thankful person will be someone who is daily experiencing at … Continue reading

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‘It’s a beautiful soup’

Step 11: Choose to rid ourselves of any attitude that is not bathed in gratitude. Gratitude is the genuine byproduct of grace. Like a footprint in the sand, it’s the imprint on a life that grace leaves behind. It’s how … Continue reading

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Variations on a Thanksgiving theme

Family is one of the things Thanksgiving is all about, and it’s so nice to have family members all together. Why is it also nice to have them all go? Because we’re not used to having so many people around, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving (how you can make it happy)

Grace, grace, God’s grace Grace that will pardon and cleanse within Grace, grace, God’s grace Grace that is greater than all our sin  – Julia H. Johnston “So what are you going to write about tomorrow?” Marti asked me yesterday. … Continue reading

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Holy day

God loves a good celebration. There are currently twelve Jewish holidays annually that have origins in the Old Testament as celebrations set up by God, and indeed, commanded by God. It’s as if God told his people, “You will stop … Continue reading

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