Give thanks –
Thanksgiving is the lens God means for us to see joy all year round.
It is always a good and necessary reminder – practice speaking gratitude.
Paul has laid out three distinct steps for the believers – rejoice, pray, and “in everything” give thanks.
Give it some thought – it might just be the spark they need.
True thankfulness seems to overflow, not from the circumstances of our life, but from the FAITH we have been taught and placed in Christ.
Admittedly, it is easier to say when things are going our way – but we may need to let the truth of this quote by Ann Voskamp sink in and stir our hearts to praise Him even when life doesn’t seem “good”.
After a difficult day of information and emotions – I chose to turn music on to drown out the fiery darts that were beginning to assault my mind with fears and worry and sorrow.
Father, for those who have both heard and believed but have turned away to the right or to the left and find themselves wandering in a wilderness,
How sweet it is to wake to the knowledge of You …