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When my niece, Toni, turned six, I excitedly gave her some gifts I had spent extra time shopping for. Two weeks later, when I asked if she was enjoying ...

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Who Gets the First Piece?

When you carve the Thanksgiving turkey, give the first piece to the person who prepared it.

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The Humility of Thankfulness

The modern American seldom pauses to give thanks for the simple blessings of life. One reason is that we are used to having so much. We simply assume ...

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Thanks for the End of the Day

Every night my 6-year-old, Julie, and I thank God for one thing about the day. One evening Julie was breaking out in chicken pox, I had the flu, and my ...

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Others in Me

A hundred times a day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depends on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in ...

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Prayer's Alchemy

Prayer makes common things holy and secular things sacred. It receives things from God with thanksgiving and hallows them with thankful hearts and devoted ...

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Giving Thanks Always

You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open ...

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To Think Is to Thank

Gratitude is from the same root word as "grace," which signifies the free and boundless mercy of God. Thanksgiving is from the same root work ...

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Suffering before Virtue

I must be poor and want, before I can exercise the virtue of gratitude; miserable and in torment, before I can exercise the virtue of patience.

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Thankful for What?

We may acknowledge our Divine Provider over the roast and mashed potatoes, but how often are we deliberately thankful for the water from our taps? The ...

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