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Giving Thanks and Exploring Suffering

A close-up photo of the stacked hands, solidarity-style, of three people.

It is always good to give thanks! All that we have is a gift from life: our food, our relationships, our shelter from the cold. And when we give thanks, it is always good to be mindful of all people, and notice those who are suffering and do what we can to ease suffering and change its causes. Today we give thanks, and we explore suffering. We must always do both together, so that our hearts are strong for the journey.

About the Author

Myke Johnson

Rev. Myke Johnson is a Unitarian Universalist minister and earth activist in Portland, Maine, practicing and teaching ecological spirituality. She holds a Master of Divinity from Chicago Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry from Episcopal Divinity School. She is the author of Finding Our...

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