Category Being thankful

Gratitude as Your Attitude

Editorial as it appeared in the Beaumont Enterprise, February 2, 2020 ABC’s of  Wisdom – G – Gratitude “Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” – Aesop Gratitude is almost a buzzword these days. In case you don’t know a buzzword is a word or phrase that is overused and loses its original power like […]

Why Saying Thanks is a Good Thing

Say “Thank You” Years ago someone told me to keep a “Warm Fuzzies” file folder. I’m so glad I did. On days when I feel like I’m making no progress in this world, I can pull out the folder and read notes and letters-many that I’ve completely forgotten about. This week is Thanksgiving week. It’s […]

Gratitude is a Good Thing

This quote was on the cover of our church program yesterday.
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.”
– Melody Beattie

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Calder Baptist Church

Why Church is Important

I do want to encourage you to participate in a church community for several reasons.

Beautiful pink rose with Phil 4:8

How and Why to Think Positively in 2017

Positive thinking often starts with self talk. Self talk is the endless stream of unspoken thoughts that run through your head. These automatic thoughts can be positive or negative. Some of your self-talk comes from logic and reason. Other self-talk may arise from misconceptions that you create because of a lack of information.

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The Most Effective Thanksgiving Can Last a Lifetime

  Thanksgiving Year Round A One-minute Audio: The Thanksgiving meal is planned-check. The grocery list is written-check. Seating plans are in place-check. Oops! I forgot something, something significant. I haven’t spent a moment being thankful. Time and mental energy has been consumed with preparations. I think I need an attitude adjustment. I need an attitude […]

Sing!

It started with the national anthem. Then came the piano chords, trumpet blasts, violin serenades and even the clanging of pots and pans — all of it spilling from people’s homes, out of windows and from balconies, and rippling across rooftops.