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Thanksgiving All Year Long

Let’s be—and raise—disciples with generous, grateful hearts.

By: Jeff Smith

Thanksgiving All Year Long: Let’s be—and raise—disciples with generous, grateful hearts. by Jeff Smith

In the United States and Canada, the national holiday of Thanksgiving is a perfect opportunity to think about gratitude. It can remind us and our families about the importance of being grateful—for the Lord as the source of life, and for one another—all year long.

But thanksgiving as an attitude or a way of life didn’t originate in the New World. In fact, thanksgiving was a key element in the...

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