Thanking of You: Using the Internet to Promote Gratitude!

I’ve discovered a website dedicated to thanksgiving . . . not Thanksgiving, the holiday, but thanksgiving, the practice of expressing gratitude. Thanking of You provides a platform for people to say “thank you” to a wide variety of people for a wide variety of blessings. Here are a couple of examples: Thanks for a Teaching [Read More…]

Want a Happier, Healthier Life? Then Be Thankful!

Part 7 of series: Thanksgiving: Not Just a Day, But a Season Want a Happier, Healthier Life? Then Be Thankful! Now, I know this sounds like pop psychobabble. But, in fact, serious research suggests that expressing gratitude for your blessings will, indeed, help you to be both happier and healthier. Among the studies that demonstrate [Read More…]

Before You Think Too Highly of Yourself . . . Think Again!

The news has been buzzing recently with sad scandals. Presidential hopeful Herman Cain has been accused by several women of sexually inappropriate advances. Beloved football coach, Joe Paterno, believed to be a bastion of integrity in the ethically-compromised world of college football, appears not to have responded adequately when one of his coaches was alleged [Read More…]

Make a Joyful Symphony to Christ the King: Inspiration from the High Calling

Make a Joyful Symphony to Christ the King Psalm 98:1-9 Sing your praise to the LORD with the harp, with the harp and melodious song, with trumpets and the sound of the ram’s horn. Make a joyful symphony before the LORD, the King! Psalm 98:5-6 Today is a special holiday in the Christian year (sometimes [Read More…]