By Esther Cepeda, firstname.lastname@example.org
Early 20th-century American author Wallace Wattles was fond of saying that “the exercise of gratitude will never fail to strengthen your faith and renew your purpose.”
“When I asked my husband who he thanks on Thanksgiving, he said he’s always thankful for the cook,” said Rebecca Hale, the president of the American Humanist Association, an organization made up of atheists, agnostics and other unaffiliateds striving to “bring about a progressive society where being good without a god is an accepted way to live life.”
She added, chuckling, “Well, I’m not grateful for the cook because I am the cook — so it’s really all about your perspective.”
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