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posticon Why We Love Refugees (And You Should, Too!) by John Cali and Spirit

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Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. ~ Oprah Winfrey

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Syrian Refugees

Even if we don’t pay attention to the mainstream news, it’s hard to avoid knowing about the heart-wrenching humanitarian crisis with the Syrian refugees. Some of us may not even know where Syria is.

Many of us live in countries who are mostly at peace, a luxury Syrians lack. Yet we often focus too much on what we do not have, instead of the blessings we do have.Read more

posticon 18 Ways Gratitude Can Work Magic In Your Life by John Cali and Spirit

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Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it….I am going to have kind thoughts toward others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can. ~ Dalai Lama

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama
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The American celebration of Thanksgiving is not until next month.… Read more

posticon Does Your Gratitude Have Conditions Attached To It? by John Cali and Spirit

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Gratitude is our most direct line to God and the angels. If we take the time, no matter how crazy and troubled we feel, we can find something to be thankful for. ~ Terry Lynn Taylor

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Have you ever asked yourself that question? I never did—till recently. Here’s Spirit.

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Most people find it easy to be grateful for all the “good” things in their lives. There is certainly nothing wrong with that, and we highly recommend you all give thanks every day for your blessings.… Read more

posticon Gratitude Will Transform Your Life Forever by John Cali and Spirit

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In the USA we celebrate Thanksgiving Day the 4th Thursday of every November. I’ve always loved Thanksgiving, and all the holidays. But when I was younger I thought of Thanksgiving mostly as a yearly excuse for overindulging in food, drink, and parties.

It wasn’t until I was much older that I began to understand and appreciate the true meaning of the day. Its name says it all—thanks-giving.

Now, at this time of my life, I make every day Thanksgiving.Read more

posticon How Can We Be Grateful In A World Filled With Pain? By John Cali and Spirit

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Gratitude is our most direct line to God and the angels. If we take the time, no matter how crazy and troubled we feel, we can find something to be thankful for. ~ Terry Lynn Taylor

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Be Grateful

I know there’s much in our world today that makes us wonder if we humans are lost forever. We wrote about the Newtown school shootings in a recent post, Is Peace on Earth an Impossible Dream? Following shortly after the Newtown tragedy was another senseless shooting in my home area of New York State.Read more