On Being Thankful

on being thankful

Amy @ Homeschool EncouragementModeling Thankfulness in an Entitlement Society

All around me, people are claiming entitlement to something. Will my own children make that choice?

Melissa @ Little Connections Add Up I Hope You Get Everything You Deserve

Some people give and give, and struggle through their entire lives. But every now and again, a miracle comes and blesses that person beyond measure. This is one of those stories.

Brandy @ Kingdom Academy HomeschoolThankfulness Overflows

We still have numerous day to day struggles and challenges. But when I look back at how far the Lord has brought us, how can I possibly worry about what is to come?

Dawn @ Guiding Light HomeschoolBeing Thankful Through Tough Times

Wondering if you can be thankful without all the fancy, fun, pretty stuff everyone else has? Come see what I have to say . . .

Sara @ Embracing Destiny5 Ways to Cultivate Thankfulness in Your Children

As we approach Thanksgiving, our thoughts turn to counting our blessings in a meaningful way. It can be discouraging to see materialism and selfishness abounding in our culture, but even more discouraging to realize that we can see our own children (and ourselves if we’re completely honest) taking everyday God-given blessings for granted.

Tawnee @ Adventures in Homeschooling Helping Your Little Ones Be Thankful

The holiday season is full of food, fun and gifts. It is this time of years that it is important to teach our little ones to be thankful.

Kemi @ Homemaking Organized BlogThe Art of Being Thankful

This month, more than any other, we tend to look far and wide for things to be thankful for.

Holly @ Possibilities and PeasStretching Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is more than day. Learn how to stretch Thanksgiving from one day to a whole life living with an attitude of gratitude.

Jennifer @ White Trash MamaThankful in Weakness

It’s easy to depend on Christ as my strength when I’m in the midst of a trial, but what about the times that I’m just being a slug? Is His power perfected in my weakness then?

Wendy @ Life at RossmontThankfulness at Rossmont

I am very thankful for the opportunity to have been on the Schoolhouse Review Crew for the past 4 voyages, and for the the wonderful team of homeschool moms (and dad) with whom I’ve been able to work during this time. It has been a blessing in so many ways.

Annette @ A Net in TimeThankfulness . . . and how it turns our hearts

Have you ever thought of what the affect of thankfulness has on your heart and mind?
Have you ever REALLY thought about it?

Rebekah @ There Will Be a $5 Charge for WhiningThankful Be

Being Thankful is a necessary state of mind. You want to do more than survive is this life? You need to Be Thankful.

Kym @ Homeschool Coffee BreakWhy I’m Thankful We Homeschool

It’s that time of year when a lot of my friends are posting things with themes like ’30 days of thankfulness’ on Facebook and other places, and I always kind of hope that no one thinks I’m an ungrateful wretch because I’m not participating. To prove (hopefully) that I’m not an ungrateful wretch, I offer up this post about some of the blessings of homeschooling.

Leah @ As We Walk Along the RoadWhat Does It Mean to Be Thankful?

But what does it really mean to be thankful? What should our thankfulness look like? And are we really thankful all year or just in November when we can join all our social media friends in posting?

Angie @ H.O.P.E. Homeschool Consulting BlogHomeschool Blessings

God, family, and jobs are what many people express thanks for during this time of year. I too am thankful for those things as well as the homeschool blessings my family have received.

Sarah @ Delivering GraceBeing Thankful on Busy Days

Perhaps because I’m getting old, it dawned on me that
busy days are blessings and one day, I will look back and miss these things. It is time to appreciate things as they are.

Kathy @ Kathys Cluttered MindThankful to Homeschool. Even on the Tough Days

In 2011 we began we began our homeschool journey. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I quit my full-time job as an administrative assistant at a Real Estate school to become a full-time homemaker, homeschool mom and blogger. Homeschooling has been a huge blessing and we are so very thankful we made the decision to homeschool our children. But boy is it the toughest job I’ve ever had!

Tess @ Circling Through This LifeI’m Thankful for . . .

It’s always a good idea to remember to be thankful any day or month of the year but there is something about Thanksgiving and the month of November that causes people to focus on being thankful.

Beth @ WeavingsGiving Thanks in All Things

Thanksgiving … that time of year where we all make an extra effort to be a little more thankful than normal. Sometimes “Life Happens”–you know those moments that kind of blindside and smother you and being thankful isn’t very high on your list at the moment.

Ellen @ Grace Tells Another StoryMy Blessed Homeschool Family

Family. This simple word means many things to many people.

To some, it means the bustling household full of lots of kiddos and pets that they grew up in, and evokes feelings of warmth and love. To others, it signifies a community of “extended family” that occupies a significant place in their lives and often, a significant piece in their heart.

Amanda @ Our Heart and Home —  A Thankful Heart

It is the social norm in the month of November to share all of these thoughts on thankfulness and what we are thankful for. But words are easy, as we all know. So how does one take those words and cultivate a thankful heart?

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