It can be tempting to see being grateful as either a luxury or a chore—something we feel when things are going well or something we’re supposed to practice in tough times. And then there’s its commercialization (think pillows, T-shirts, and mugs that chirp “Grateful!”).
People around the world believe that sincere gratitude is healthy. And students of Christian Science would agree. So what does the Journal contribute to the conversation? As the pieces in this issue show, gratitude is inseparably connected to God, Spirit, the origin of all good.