“Thank you for being You, and for making me me”
Thank you Sister Joanne this is so beautiful, soothing and true!
We must keep praying with vigilance and giving our thanks always!
Brother in Christ Jesus,
Lawrence Morra III
Thanksgiving is one of the foundational principles of living by faith,
“Always be joyful, pray continuously, in all things give thanks, for this is God’s desire for you in Christ Jesus.”
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NRSV)
Years ago, I read a fascinating article called “How the New Science of Thank You Can Change Your Life.” Apparently, scientific research has now been able to prove what God has been teaching people since the days of Cain: practicing gratitude can actually make us healthier – literally!!
Dr. Robert Emmons, a professor of psychology at UC Davis, was able to prove, in his lab, that being thankful can change us for the better. He took three groups of volunteers and assigned each group to focus on one thing:
- The first group concentrated on everything that went wrong, or irritated them.
- The second group homed in…
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