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Christian Gratitude

We should be grateful that we are not responsible for saving this broken and miserable world. If its salvation were up to us, the world would be utterly without hope.

Giving Thanks in Tumultuous Times

There is good evidence that gratitude increases happiness.

The Commencement Speech You Never Hear

Before graduates are urged to change the world, perhaps they should be encouraged to change themselves, or at least, to look inward.

Why I Am Still Grateful

Gratitude is hardly restricted to people of faith, just as people of faith are not exempt from ingratitude. But for many of us of the Christian faith, there are certain events that are sources of continuing thankfulness.

A Simple Gesture, a Grateful Heart: A Thanksgiving Lesson from Staff Sgt. Milosevic

Ideologues may work to shred our cultural memory and thin the roots of our gratitude, but ordinary Americans can replant the seeds of deep gratitude on a daily basis.