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Being Thankful for Everything (Even Broccoli)!

Being Thankful for Everything (Even Broccoli)!

In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. — 1 Thessalonians 5:18 A five-year-old girl was asked to say the blessing at Thanksgiving dinner. She began by thanking God for all her friends, naming them one by one. Then she thanked God for Mommy, Daddy, Brother, Sister, Grandma,

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Teaching Children Gratitude – My Extreme Measures

Teaching my children to be thankful and have an attitude of gratitude has been one of my greatest challenges as a parent. Like many children in our Western culture, my kids are very privileged and they don’t always appreciate the things that they have, from the food in the fridge to the abundant toys in

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A Bible Study for Thanksgiving

In our evening devotions with our boys (6 & 4 years old), my wife and I are walking through the Old Testament and have finished up Genesis and moved on to Moses.  As we started, we read this verse in Exodus chapter 1: “Then a new king, who did not know about Joseph, came to

One Thousand Gifts Ann Voskamp

One Thousand Gifts – Video Bible Study

Bible Study of the Week Ann Voskamp’s a farm girl. That book she scratched out, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are, is about what you really want. Joy is possible. Right where you are. Really. This video Bible study based on her best-selling book ponders the question of finding joy

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