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Akathist of Thanksgiving — Glory to God for All Things

Akathist of Thanksgiving — Glory to God for All Things
Even though the Thanksgiving holiday comes and goes, the Fathers of the Church tell us that cultivating an “attitude of gratitude” is one of, if not the most effective way to attain mindfulness of God.

On our prayer page, we’ve posted a newly assembled PDF of this Akathist. It is often prayed at the beginning of the year, at Thanksgiving, or in any time of difficulty. Like any akathist, it can be…

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Colossians 4

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving; and pray for us also, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison, that I may make it clear, as I ought to speak. Conduct yourselves wisely toward outsiders, making the most of the time. Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer every one.