November 29, 2015: When Gratitude Doesn't Come Easily

Text Psalm 100

It's Thanksgiving week. The week when we are most thankful, or at least are supposed to be. But family gatherings can be awkward, tense, and sometimes downright painful. And while we all acknowledge His blessings particularly on our nation, many of us carry deep wounds from regret and consequences. How do we give thanks in heartache? How do we show true gratitude through pain? How can we show a smile when we wish we could do it all over again...differently?

When Gratitude Doesn't come Easily