50 Things To Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

50 Things To Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

A time to think of all your blessings
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Thanksgiving is quickly approaching us and we couldn't be more excited. We're excited for a day off school or work and lots of food. However, Thanksgiving is way more than just that. This holiday is special because it's a time to spend with your loved ones and think of all your blessings in life. So when you go around the table this Thanksgiving and say what you're thankful for, what are you going to say? Here are 50 things you should be thankful for this Thanksgiving.

1. Family

2. Friends

3. Education

4. Health

5. Love

6. Shelter

7. God

8. Happiness

9. Support

10. Success

11. Time

12. Laughter

13. Growth

14. Holiday specials on TV

15. Nature - especially the leaves changing colors

16. Simple comforts

17. Dogs

18. Hugs

19. Sweater Weather

20. Christmas season is just a short couple weeks away

21. Friendsgiving- a chance to have two Thanksgivings!

22. Your career

23. Sunshine

24. Freedom

25. Opportunities

26. The colors of Thanksgiving

27. Holiday sales

28. Good stories

29. Football

30. Holiday music

31. The memories you create and reminisce on

32. A hot meal in a cozy place

33. Vacation day from school and work

34. Another day on earth

35. Fuzzy socks

36. Holiday sales

37. Playing in the leaves

38. Rest

39. Forgiveness

40. Family traditions

41. Safety

42. Warm blankets

43. Difficult times that have turned you into the person you are today

44. Yourself

45. Pumpkin flavored everything

46. And the beginning of peppermint flavored everything

47. All the thanksgiving leftovers and potlucks about to take place

48. Dreams come true and to come

49. A day to take time and think of all that you're thankful for

50. Turkey!

As you can see, there are plenty of things to be thankful for and there are probably even more. Make sure to use this holiday in the best way you can. But also remember that although Thanksgiving centers around giving thanks, you should be giving thanks every day not just on Thanksgiving. One of my favorite parts about Thanksgiving is that it's our eye-opener to all of the good in our life. It's a day to be happy and grateful rather than thinking of the stress and difficulties of life. So use this holiday to keep positive the rest of the year and start of 2017 the best way we can.

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17 Empowering Bible Verses For Women

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We all have those days where we let the negative thoughts that we're "not good enough," "not pretty enough" or "not smart enough" invade our minds. It's easy to lose hope in these situations and to feel like it would be easier to just give up. However, the Bible reminds us that these things that we tell ourselves are not true and it gives us the affirmations that we need. Let these verses give you the power and motivation that you're lacking.

1. Proverbs 31:25

"She is clothed with strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future."

2. Psalm 46:5

"God is within her, she will not fall."

3. Luke 1:45

"Blessed is she who believed that the Lord would fulfill His promises to her."

4. Proverbs 31:17

"She is energetic and strong, a hard worker."

5. Psalm 28:7

"The Lord is my strength and my shield."

6. Proverbs 11:16

"A gracious woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth."

7. Joshua 1:9

"Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."

8. Proverbs 31:30

"Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised."

9. 1 Corinthians 15:10

"By the grace of God, I am what I am."

10. Proverbs 31:26

"When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness."

11. Psalm 139:14

"I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made."

12. 1 Peter 3:3-4

"Don't be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God."

13. Colossians 2:10

"And in Christ you have been brought to fullness."

14. 2 Timothy 1:7

"For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline."

15. Jeremiah 29:11

"'For I know the plans I have for you,' says the Lord. 'They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.'"

16. Exodus 14:14

"The Lord himself will fight for you. Just stay calm."

17. Song of Songs 4:7

"You are altogether beautiful, my darling, beautiful in every way."

Next time you're feeling discouraged or weak, come back to these verses and use them to give you the strength and power that you need to conquer your battles.

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To The Stressed Out College Student, Be Optimistic For Spring Quarter

I am looking forward to a productive spring quarter.

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As a strenuous ten weeks of winter quarter is finally coming to a close, there is no better feeling than to be rewarded with a week of spring break. For most colleges and universities, this period of time is one of excitement and relief, as students approach a summer vacation that begins in May. Yet, for students with schedules revolving around the lovable (and often hatable) quarter system, it feels as though summer is far from our reach.

On a personal note, my previous ten weeks of classes have been bearable at best. I can proudly say that I have been counting down the days until spring break since our winter quarter began in January, though now that the week is finally approaching, I am reminded by the fact that I have yet another ten weeks of school in the near future. Interestingly enough, I have not started the countdown to June 18th quite yet. Instead, I am looking forward to a productive spring quarter that will leave me feeling energized and accomplished as I enter into a fresh summer.

I believe that the spring quarter withholds a sense of refreshment and newfound energy in comparison to that of fall and winter. Though students on the quarter system will end classes later than others, there is something to be said for spending days on campus when the warm weather finally breaks. Time seems to pass faster than it did in the dark and ominous weeks of winter quarter, and everyone seems to have a more positive attitude - as we can all see that vacation is approaching.

To the stressed out college student, be optimistic for spring quarter. Though tests and finals will still be ever-present, the completion of another ten weeks of classes is excellent motivation to achieve success and reward yourself within the coming months.

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