Gratitude Quiz | How Thankful Are You?

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Gratitude Quiz

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and with it comes the time of year where reflection on how much we’ve been given comes into focus. Thankfulness helps us see beyond ourselves and recognize the wonderful gifts that God and others have given us. A grateful heart can turn any situation, no matter how difficult, into an opportunity to focus instead … Read More

A Meaningful Thanksgiving Activity

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Thanksgiving Activity

Thanksgiving is a lot of work, right? The meal takes hours to prepare, and many guests have to travel hours to be together with friends and family. The highlight of the day is the meal – and since it’s Thanksgiving, that’s when tradition dictates everyone share something they are thankful for this year. So what tends to happen at Thanksgiving … Read More

Holiday Challenge

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Holiday Challenge

Every holiday season, we have the opportunity to be with friends and family, our most cherished people. We gather with them because it’s that “time of year” and because all of the traditions associated with it. I am a firm believer that our holidays can be infused with more “Umph!” But that “umph” isn’t prettier decorations, better presents, and the … Read More

30 Thanksgiving Bible Verses

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Thanksgiving Bible Verses

Thanksgiving Bible verses are great for the big Turkey day or even any day for that matter. We have so much to be thankful for, truly. I made these Thanksgiving Bible verses from my own hand, I hope you enjoy and connect to God through them. Also, we have a free Scripture writing Thanksgiving Challenge you can sign up here. … Read More

A Thanksgiving Prayer With Free Printable

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Thanksgiving Prayer

A Thanksgiving Prayer Every year as Americans we gather around the Thanksgiving table with our loved ones, the family and friends who have become like relatives to us, to celebrate a day of gratitude. We eat a bountiful meal, have a Thanksgiving prayer, and enjoy fellowship with our loved ones.  It’s a special day in our culture. A day so many … Read More

5 Steps to Keep God’s Peace During a Busy Holiday

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Regain your busy holiday by allowing God's peace to rule your heart and actions. Learn how regain your composure throughout the stressful and busy day.

Inner peace, I think we all struggle with peace, right? I don’t know about you, but I certainly have not yet fully garnered the fruit of peace. It just always seems like something is waiting nearby to rob my inner peace. Maybe it’s running late, and the anxiety that accompanies that. Or it’s something said to me that gets right … Read More

Thanksgiving Dinner Activity

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Thanksgiving | Dinner Discussion | Christian Practices

Imagine this scenario: It’s Thanksgiving Day and you’re wishing you had something to help you and your loved ones think and speak about what they are thankful for. Maybe you initiate the conversation as everyone is sitting at the dinner table, waiting to sink their teeth on the feast they have been waiting all day year for. Bravely, you ask,“What is everyone thankful for this … Read More

The Problem of Perfectionism

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Dreaming of the perfect holiday? The one where everything comes together because of your hard work, planning, and, well...not burning the food?! The perfect holiday sounds amazing, but is it good for you? Perfectionism is on trial in this article.

Perfectionism has ruined my holidays in the past. Before this holiday season, I decided to reflect and share thoughts on the problem of perfectionism. Thanksgiving 2015 Last Thanksgiving afforded me the opportunity to make a yeast dinner rolls recipe for my in-laws for the first time. The recipe I prepared was created by my own father. Virtually every person who … Read More