Sharing What You’re Thankful For On Thanksgiving

The Trump Card of Thankful Responses Okay America, it’s almost time for that awkward moment of silence that we experience as part of our Thanksgiving tradition. I’m not talking about the silence that happens when the person who’s asked to say grace, who hasn’t prayed out loud since he was asked at Thanksgiving five years […]

Thanksgiving, Thankfulness and Pilgrim Robert Cushman

One Can’t Spend Too Much Time On The Topic of Thankfulness This week the theme of my posts has been thankfulness and Thanksgiving. In case you missed any, here is a look back at the week. Click on the title of the post to read it. Do You “Say Thanks” or “Give Thanks”? It’s more […]

Living in the Zone of Thankfulness

How Thankfulness Can Be Integrated Into Every Area of Your Life Top performers such as athletes and musicians talk about the experience of “being in the zone.” In general it describes when a person is able to perform at a higher than normal level. I’ve heard professional basketball players say when it happens it’s like […]

Do You have an Abundance of Thanks To God?

Overflowing with Thanks to the Lord This past Sunday night we had a Thanksgiving Dinner at our church. As my wife Margaret was preparing a pumpkin pie she needed help getting it into the stove. The pumpkin filling came all the way to the top and she didn’t want to spill any over the side. […]

Do You “Say Thanks” or “Give Thanks”?

A Memorable Expression of Thanks I rode the bus to school when I was in high school. One morning we came to the last stop in our neighborhood. There was usually only one person there, an older boy. On that day the bus driver stopped and he wasn’t there. Rather than drive away, which she […]