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Richard Nelson: Humility is the recipe for a peaceful Thanksgiving conversation (start with gratitude)

Our homes will soon be filled with the aroma of roast turkey wafting through the kitchen and dinner tables decked with mounds of mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and other holiday favorites that please our Thanksgiving palates. It’s my favorite holiday, untainted by the commercialism that has tarnished Christmas, centered around good food, family gatherings, and giving thanks to the Creator—the...

Coach Colene: Expressing gratitude breeds abundance; what are you thankful for?

By Colene Elridge KyForward columnist   Happy Thanksgiving! This time of year, I always find time for reflection. I’ve talked before about gratitude and how expressing it breeds abundance. You start to realize how much you have, and how much you can be thankful for.   This year has been a whirlwind in the best possible ways. There have been moments that I have literally cried from feeling...

Gena Bigler: We need ‘thanksgiving’ and chance to learn gratitude as healthy for us

Thanksgiving is more than food and football. It is an opportunity to take stock and recognize all the good in your life, including the food and football. Most Americans will enjoy a decadent meal, then rest and watch a shiny big television and never realize how lucky they are to enjoy both.   When practicing gratitude, Americans have a deep well to draw from. In America we are very lucky to...