It makes me wonder, how often do we even notice our answered prayers? How often do we notice our answered prayers and then give thanks and praise to the One who answered them? Just like my student's gratitude so moved my heart, I'm pretty sure Jesus loves to hear of our gratitude!Read More
That’s about how long Abraham and Sarah waited for God’s promise to be fulfilled.
Long enough to question God’s attention and care to their problems. Long enough for doubt to creep in— over and over and over again. Long enough to find God’s already absurd plan (remember, Abraham was 75 years old when God first called Him) even more incredible. Long enough to give up hope that God’s promise would ever come to fruition.Read More
Could we still praise and be thankful if we were demoted at work? When our efforts go unnoticed and taken for granted? When our little angels are acting more like little hellions? When we’re unhealthy?Read More
Even in our rough moments, there are still many reasons to be thankful. We can be thankful for timing. We can be thankful for the position we find ourselves in. We can be thankful for the helpers around us. We can be thankful that despite the chaos that comes with sickness, we all felt at complete peace.Read More
I feel that we don’t always notice these blessings due to our busyness and striving for more. We’re distracted with the search for more money, better jobs, bigger houses, etc. Do we notice the blessings God has already given us today? Do we slow down and find ourselves happy and content with what we’ve already been given?Read More
Aren’t you thankful for your blessings today? Let’s show our little loved ones how much we truly value them by giving them our full attention and by blessing them with incredible memories of their own childhood!Read More
I am a big believer in not saving all of my gratitude for that awkward time around the Thanksgiving table when I’m asked what I’m thankful for. God is an active participant in my life. I seek Him constantly for wisdom, direction, comfort, and friendship. So why would I want to save my thanks for one small season in the year?Read More