Project Description

How can we live a life of love, saying only that which builds up instead of tears down? The answer is from our lesson in Ephesians today, in which Paul encourages us to be grateful. Gratitude doesn’t just change our perspective; it actually changes us.

Gratitude Sources:

Gratitude Increases Will Power

Gratitude Helps Decrease Anxiety

Gratitude Boosts Employee Morale

Indiana University Study on Effects of Gratitude on Anxiety and Depression

Shawn Achor book, Before Happiness, which mentions the effects of gratitude

Ann Voskamp book, One Thousand Gifts, in which she chronicles a year of gratitude.

Scripture: Ephesians 5:15-20