In this time of violence and unrest in our country, it can be hard to feel thankful when the news is filled with negative stories full of people suffering. On days when we are mourning the latest episode of gun violence or a natural disaster, when we see or hear hate directed toward fellow Americans because they hold different opinions or when we find out about suffering in the world, it can seem impossible to find gratitude in our hearts.
There is always something to be thankful for
Sometimes, I find myself thankful that there are people who care enough about the suffering around them to be affected. Thankful for the people who tear up at the daily news, pray behind closed doors for victims and survivors or donate to causes that will make a difference in someone’s life.
So, don’t be discouraged if you’re having trouble feeling thankful these days…
there is always something to be thankful for.