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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Interfaith Thanksgiving: A Story of Gratitude and Self-Balancing Acts

Expression of gratitude is the ultimate balancing act in everyone's life. We know whom we receive the good from and offer our gratitude. The absence of a simple thank-you creates an imbalance in the relationship and spiritual energy, while a simple thank you restores it.

A simple thank you will do a lot of good to us, and our relationships. Most people say thanks without fail, those who miss out on a few things; we have an opportunity to reflect on this Thanksgiving Day.

Why do you need to thank God?
You might like the answer in the article.

The unforgettable story of Appaiah is laden with gratitude. One day, I asked him. “Appaiah, you don’t have relatives, can’t do a thing, don’t have a place to live, and can’t even wear your own clothes.... why do you want to live?” What holds you from committing suicide?

He turned around and took a deep breath and looked at me, he made an effort to move, but could not, and said, son... I was rendered speechless.

Indeed the Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Zoroastrian, Buddhist, Sikh, Wicca, Native Americans all have guided humanity to live in harmony, most people get it, and few don't.

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BRIEF INTRO: Mike Ghouse is a speaker, thinker and a writer on pluralism, politics, peace making, foreign policy, Islam, Israel, India, Pakistan, interfaith, and cohesion at work place or social settings. He is committed to building a Cohesive America and offers pluralistic solutions on issues of the day at www.TheGhousediary.com. Mike has a strong presence on national local TV, Radio and Print Media, and is a frequent guest on Sean Hannity show on Fox TV, and a commentator on national radio networks, he contributes weekly to the Texas Faith Column at Dallas Morning News, fortnightly at Huffington post, and several other periodicals across the world. His personal site www.MikeGhouse.net indexes everything you want to know about him. 



  1. Thank you Mike - I have posted at http://abetoday.com/2012/11/23/dont-ever-forget-to-give-thanks-ever-mike-ghouse-shares-his-tips-for-giving-thanks/

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