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3 Christ-Centered Thanksgiving Traditions to Start

3 Christ-Centered Thanksgiving Traditions to Start

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year where we can focus on what we are grateful for. One of the greatest gifts we have is the Atonement of Jesus Christ and the blessings of the gospel in our lives. Sometimes, we can forget to praise God and cultivate gratitude as we eat delicious turkey and participate in Black Friday shopping. …

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The Best LDS Talks on Gratitude

The Best LDS Talks on Gratitude

Are you looking for LDS talks on gratitude? Then look no further! Here are some great talks from LDS leaders that illustrate the important principle of gratitude. They are great tools for your personal study, lesson preparation, or church talks and presentations.   An Attitude of Gratitude Thomas S. Monson | May 2000 “We can lift ourselves, and others as …

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This Thanksgiving Story from President Monson Will Warm Your Heart

This Thanksgiving Story from President Monson Will Warm Your Heart

Thanksgiving is not only a great time to celebrate what we are grateful for, but to share our many blessings with others. This story from President Thomas S. Monson is a perfect example! Following Thanksgiving time a few years ago, I received a letter from a widow whom I had known in the stake where I served in the presidency. …

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20 LDS Quotes on Gratitude to Read Before Thanksgiving

20 LDS Quotes on Gratitude to Read Before Thanksgiving

Here are 20 LDS quotes on gratitude to help you get into the true Thanksgiving spirit of gratitude and praise! ONE. My brothers and sisters, do we remember to give thanks for the blessings we receive? Sincerely giving thanks not only helps us recognize our blessings, but it also unlocks the doors of heaven and helps us feel God’s love. – …

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Why Vulnerability is Essential to Expressing Gratitude

Why Vulnerability is Essential to Expressing Gratitude

As Thanksgiving approaches, many of us are contemplating how we’d like to give thanks. We may be counting our many blessings, serving others, and eagerly preparing for enriching family traditions. However, expressing genuine and lasting gratitude takes more than clinking your glasses together around the dinner table. It takes constant thought, committed work, and vulnerability, which is difficult for many …

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10 Easy Ways to Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude

10 Easy Ways to Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude

As the month of November begins, many minds are turned to the many Thanksgiving celebrations we’ll soon enjoy. Turkey. Parades. Football. More turkey. However, one of the most prized traditions is also one of the most important: professing our thanks and gratitude! Instead of waiting for your Thanksgiving meal to give thanks, here are 10 easy ways you can cultivate …

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Al Fox Carraway, James the Mormon Spread Thanksgiving Cheer

Happy Thanksgiving! Here is a fun compilation video where members share their favorite Thanksgiving traditions. Featured in the video are Al Fox Carraway and the video’s creator, James the Mormon. The official description for the video reads: Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in Canada and the United States as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the …

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The History of Thanksgiving – FHE Lesson

The History of Thanksgiving - FHE Lesson

Scripture Psalms 75:1 Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks: for that thy name is near thy wondrous works declare. Hymn For the Beauty of the Earth, Hymn #92 1. For the beauty of the earth, For the beauty of the skies, For the love which from our birth Over and around us …

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LDS leader shares Thanksgiving traditions, advice for teens

By Carole Mikita November 23rd, 2014 @ 10:32pm SALT LAKE CITY — Thanksgiving is a holiday that unites all Americans, whether they’re expressing gratitude with family and friends or sharing their bounty. For Sister Neill Marriott, second counselor in the Young Women General Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, it’s one of her favorites. “I love …

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