Thanksgiving Promotes Health

Many psychologists inform us that being grateful promotes mental health, even physical health (as worry, self-pity and anger are known to negatively influence health).  In researching this idea, it seems that one of the earliest sources for this actually comes from the Bible’s Proverbs 17:22 (KJV), which says, “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.”

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Thanksgiving Blessings

On the first Thanksgiving the settlers who had endured so much, but triumphantly survived, and even had a harvest (with much help from their neighbors, the Native Americans), gave thanks with a communal meal.
We give thanks when we are grateful—when we feel blessed.

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Thanksgiving Inspiration

As I lay awake last night , I was very much in the moment. In the Now. So I decided just to experience lying in bed. Just being.

And it just naturally followed, as being in the now, in the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand – the I AM moment – that I naturally welled up with appreciation for it. One cannot drag in resentments, anger, fear, upsets, and any of the past woes into the now and actually be in the Now. Being in that present time, which is a kind of being in the Truth, one enjoys the clarity of appreciating the gift of the moment.

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