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Prayer (third in a series)

The second reason someone may not be readily thankful is that they don’t think they have much for which to give thanks. He or she may also assume everyone else has it better in life than they do. I’ve often found myself in this category – polishing up my list of grievances instead of giving thanks for my blessings. On many occasions, when things would go wrong in my life my first response would be to feel sorry for myself. This is a dangerous spiritual trap; just as dangerous as pride. Continue reading

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