8 videos to get you in a grateful spirit for Thanksgiving


Are you feeling the stress of Thanksgiving? Maybe you're trying to create the perfect meal or keep your family members entertained and out of trouble—or maybe you're already stressing about Christmas gifts—but as we all know, Thanksgiving is about more than just food.

Check out these eight videos, ranging from hilarious Church messages to beautiful Tabernacle Choir hymns, that remind us that Thanksgiving is the perfect opportunity to not only count our blessings but to live in an attitude of gratitude.

1. “The Healing Power of Gratitude”

In 2020, President Russell M. Nelson proposed a remedy that can help us find joy in hard times: gratitude.

2. “In the Spirit of Thanksgiving”

Hear from random people on the streets of New York City what they're grateful for, as well Elder Dallin H. Oaks, who shares a message about living with a grateful heart:

3. Jenny Reeder’s 5-Minute Fireside on Gratitude

Church historian and author Jenny Reeder shares what her research on Mary Fielding Smith has taught her about gratitude.

4. “Thanksgiving Daily”

Learn how to keep an attitude of Thanksgiving, even after the holiday comes and goes. President Thomas S. Monson adds his testimony about making a conscious effort to be grateful:

5. “Thankful For”

No matter where you are and what you have, there is always something to be thankful for.

6. "O Remember, Remember"

President Henry B. Eyring shares the importance of pondering each day what the Lord has done for us:

7. “Grateful in Any Circumstances”

In this 2014 general conference message, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf asks, “Have we not reason to be filled with gratitude, regardless of the circumstances in which we find ourselves?”

8. ”Come, Ye Thankful People, Come”

And lastly, to round off a nice list of spoken messages, listen to this inspiring version of "Come, Ye Thankful People, Come" by the Tabernacle Choir:

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