By Marge Smith
Since November is the month of Thanksgiving or Giving Thanks, this is a wonderful time to center our lives on gratitude. It can be difficult, though, to see how to be thankful when life continues to throw you off track. Although we may be thinking about what we are missing and feeling a sense of loss, we can choose to focus on what we do have and create ways of connecting and giving that will be meaningful.
Maybe the recent political climate took a toll on you. Now is time to move forward. You may be preparing to celebrate the upcoming holidays, possibly not surrounded by family and friends, but you’ll still celebrate – differently. Figuring out ways to move on in a world in which we have little control can give our days more meaning. For example, you may find gratitude by giving of your time to others and controlling that choice.
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