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Random Thoughts on Thanks (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 329)

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“‘Enough’ is a feast.”
— Buddhist Proverb

I don’t think there is enough that can be said about gratitude and what it does to us on the inside. I also don’t think there will ever be a limited amount of things for which we can express our thanks. Every day we enter presents one thing or another by which we are humbled. The people, the places, the stuff, the events: All serve as an impetus for us to choose gratitude over greed. To let grace that is a mother of gratitude hijack us in the best possible way. Read more…

Look Back to Look Ahead (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 305)

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Deuteronomy 7:17-18 (NLT)
Perhaps you will think to yourselves, ‘How can we ever conquer these nations that are so much more powerful than we are?’ But don’t be afraid of them! Just remember what the Lord your God did to Pharaoh and to all the land of Egypt.

The children of Israel were in a frightening position. They feared the external forces around them and even the internal forces within them. They were on this long journey, about to enter the land of promise that God had already told them was theirs for the taking. But the people who lived in the land were unsympathetic and unfriendly to the newcomers. Read more…

Rejoice. Pray. Give Thanks. (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 14)

Rejoice. Pray. Give Thanks

I Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NLT)
Always be joyful. Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.

If you do nothing else in life, here are three things you should do that will make your days brighter and better: Rejoice. Pray. Give Thanks. Nothing blows the storms out of the path before us like rejoicing. Nothing keeps us stable, steady, and trusting like prayer. And nothing keeps us aware of our blessings like giving thanks.

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