It’s easy to express thanks for what or who we like and to toss away that which is undesirable or broken. Indeed, most of us also have people or things that we do not especially appreciate but that God has placed in our lives for a purpose. This season is a good time of year to look at the breakage in our lives, the relationships that have gone awry or the projects or promises we have made but broken. How can we repair what God has given us? How can we invite healing so that our thanks giving is as full as it possibly can be?