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In today’s world, there is a great deal of uncertainty. We all face it each day, but we have a choice. We can choose to have a thankful heart for the good things in this world during and after Thanksgiving or we can choose to be bitter for the rest of the year.

Which will you choose to be?

There are several ways that you can make the choice to be thankful.


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  • Surround yourself with others who have a thankful heart!

    Though approaching God is a wonderful way to choose to be thankful,               you can also surround yourself with others who have a thankful heart.  Many times, the company that we keep tends to have a big influence upon the attitudes and choices that we make.


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  • Be intentional about how you spend your time.

    Finally, in order to choose to be thankful be intentional about how you spend your time. Spend your time doing things that are good and worthy things to spend time your time on, including helping others especially those that are less fortunate than you. This can really open one’s eyes to the truth that they have so much to be grateful for even when they aren’t able to see it at first.



You will soon realize just how much truth is in the idea that being thankful is a choice, and hopefully you will choose to be thankful today and always, and in turn will encourage others to embrace an attitude of gratitude as well.

Interested in other blogs on the topic of thankful heart and encouragement? Read the following articles: Move from discouraged to encouraged!                                                       How To Use Your Words To Impact The World For Good


What are the ways you have may a choice to be thankful after Thanksgiving?


Jayme Hull

Author Jayme Hull

Jayme a Spiritual Direction Coach. Mentor, Author, and Podcast Host is passionate about moving Christian Women forward to God's direction for their life through Scripture and prayer. Join the Spiritual Direction Coaching Today Facebook private page or connect with her on Instagram.

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