As we hit Thanksgiving week once again, many are reminded of the need to give thanks for the many blessings we all enjoy. Sadly, we need that reminder, as many of us are too busy complaining about what we don’t have, to remember to give thanks for what we do have.
It’s basically impossible to be both thankful and ungrateful at the same time, as the two are polar opposites. But in our negatively focused world, the negative emotion of ungratefulness seems to take charge, overriding any feelings of thanksgiving.
There are many people in our country who are never really thankful. Rather, they are bitter about life in general and our country specifically.
They don’t see this day as an annual celebration of thanksgiving, but rather as an annual reminder of the wrongs that our country has done.