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Serving Up Gratitude This Thanksgiving

Posted by on Wed, Nov 23, 2016

Culturally, we celebrate Thanksgiving a variety of ways, but the common themes remain the same:  larger than usual family gatherings, our favorite foods, celebrating home and harvest, relaxing with favorite sports or shopping or other ways to de-stress, and remembering that in America, we generally have a lot to be thankful for. 

Many of us add religious or spiritual practices such as praying, or saying “grace” before meals, honoring a deity, gathering for worship, singing hymns, or honoring traditions of the original inhabitants of this land. 

Is giving thanks normally a part of how we celebrate Thanksgiving?  What is “grace,” and how do grace and gratitude affect our subtle energy and our health?  These are the questions that we can ask and answer in order to magnify the sense of wellbeing, or blessing, that we perceive and receive this Thanksgiving.

Grace is a Gift

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Tags: emotional wellbeing, subtle energy