4 Verses for Cultivating Thanksgiving


The end of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving always puts a smile on my face. Two things stand out. In the midst of a Thanksgiving feast, Charlie Brown and friends have popcorn and jellybeans on their plates. Such simple food, but it makes total sense for kids to have these foods at Thanksgiving. They are being thankful, so why not something as simple and praiseworthy as popcorn and jellybeans.

I am not as naturally thankful as Charlie Brown and his friends. Not that I am ungrateful, but too often I don’t call to mind the things in life for which I am thankful. It doesn’t come naturally for me. I have to work at the whole thankful thing. If you are anything like me, being thankful takes some work. All good habits take work.

Here are 4 verses that spur me on to give thanks. …Read More.