WE GIVE THANKS BY ...
AWAKENING each day with an attitude of gratitude.
BEING HUMBLE about our role in the universe.
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS ... often.
DELIGHTING in simple pleasures.
ENCOURAGING those who need our support.
FORGIVING those who have disappointed or hurt us.
GIVING what we can to help others.
HUGGING our loved ones -- family, friends, and pets.
INCLUDING those who have no close friends or family.
JUGGLING our commitments to both work and our loved ones.
KEEPING A LIGHT IN THE WINDOW for those who have lost their way.
LOVING others unconditionally.
MAKING ROOM for one more person at the table.
NEVER FORGETTING to offer a prayer of thanks.
OPENING our hearts and our wallets to those in need.
PREPARING warm, nourishing holiday meals.
QUIETING our minds with prayer and meditation.
RECOGNIZING that blessings can show up in surprising ways.
SPEAKING kindly and compassionately to others.
TAPPING INTO SPIRITUAL WISDOM to guide us.
UNDERSTANDING that blessings are meant to be shared.
VEERING AWAY from resentments and anger.
WORKING for an end to hunger, both physical and spiritual.
XPRESSING appreciation for all that others do for us.
YEARNING FOR AND WORKING FOR PEACE.
ZEROING IN on what's truly important in life.
WISHING YOU A WARM, WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING!
© BJ Gallagher 2011