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How Surrendering to Accountability Brought Me to Thanksgiving ?>

How Surrendering to Accountability Brought Me to Thanksgiving

I’ve discovered that people naturally cringe at the thought of being accountable. It requires vulnerability, participation, engagement, and ultimately, results. However, in my quest to embrace accountability and all of its implications, I’ve found a freeing grace that lives just beyond my willingness to accept it. You may not know it, but accountability and thanksgiving go hand in hand. As long as I can remember, I’ve had a giddy enthusiasm for fall. It’s the time of year when the thermometer…

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How to Give Thanks When You Don’t Know How ?>

How to Give Thanks When You Don’t Know How

The Thanksgiving holiday has always reminded me of this: thankfulness is hard. Those words sting to say, and I bet it’s offensive to hear. But for me, I confess it has been the truth. Thankfully, God can work with truth. With that, I journey into thankfulness. Off to a Bad Start When I say thankfulness is hard, I mean I’ve been long trapped by the web of “what if” lies. What if my thankfulness is rejected? What if I never…

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