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Gratitude when you’ve lost everything

This has been a hard year for many people I know. I have friends who were forced out of their homes during the recent California fires. A coworker of a high school friend was killed at the Borderline shooting in Thousand Oaks. I’ve been in touch with people who lost friends at Stoneman Douglas. A …

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Appreciating the gray

For Thanksgiving this year, I decided to appreciate something that has bothered me for a long time — getting older.

Being thankful for Thanksgiving

I still believe in a holiday and a spirit called Thanksgiving. It’s not just an additional day for shopping. In that spirit, I’d like to share with you some of my posts about the importance of giving thanks: Why gratitude is magic: Gratitude isn’t some wimpy rainbows-and-unicorns sentiment, but something that makes us more satisfied, …

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Why bother to be thankful?

Thursday is Thanksgiving in the United States, but there doesn’t seem to be much reason to be thankful. The economy continues to limp along with no relief in sight. Congress appears to have failed in its efforts to end the budget impasse. Economies and governments are imploding throughout Europe. Our nation seems to be divided …

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