Gratitude expresses an appreciation that what you have has been given to you, and that what you have you have not earned. And so when targeted towards God it is absolutely fitting. Not only for life and breath and health, but in being who I am with the gifts and talents I have, whatever they may be. The gifts I have are gifts, I was born with them. Gratitude is just an obvious and reasonable response.
But at the same time gratitude is also a very dangerous thing. Continue reading