066: How To Be Thankful In Tough Times [Podcast] – Todd Stocker.com

Thanksgiving is a time of reflection.  Normally, we are grateful for the good things in life.  But what about the bad things.  How and why should we be thankful for difficulties?  Find out on this episode. From my book, "Refined - Turning Pain into Purpose." “Now the Lord had arranged for a great fish to … Continue reading 066: How To Be Thankful In Tough Times [Podcast] – Todd Stocker.com

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020: Why Thanksgiving Can Change Your Life – Todd Stocker.com

Thanksgiving can change your life.  It isn't just about the physical benefits of the food, but about the radical life-changing attitude of gratitude.  How does thanksgiving change your life?  You'll find out in this episode. Show Notes: Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  Maybe because it involves my five favorite “f’s”:  Family, Friends, Faith, Football and … Continue reading 020: Why Thanksgiving Can Change Your Life – Todd Stocker.com

The Two Tables of Thanksgiving

If you come from a larger family, you are familiar with the two tables of Thanksgiving.  First, is the adult table which is aptly named for those who grace it’s lacy clothed edge.  Lit candles, real china and elegantly etched wine glasses decorate it’s festive landing. Second is the kids table.  Lucky just to have … Continue reading The Two Tables of Thanksgiving

THANKSGIVING – Too Many Blessings to Count

One … Two … Free…  I can hear my daughters three-year old voice ring in my head like it was a few moments ago, counting her blessings dutifully as she was told by her Sunday School teacher.  The brown crayon, chipped up from a lifetime of use, is scribbling her best Thanksgiving Day Turkey picture … Continue reading THANKSGIVING – Too Many Blessings to Count

How to Achieve a Truly Thankful Heart

"The perceived value of a gift correlates with the gratitude depth of the receiver." You may need to process that statement a bit.  Basically, it means that the more value or importance we place into something, the more and more grateful we are for that which we have received. The problem that most Americans have … Continue reading How to Achieve a Truly Thankful Heart