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How to be thankful for what you have. In a world where nothing is enough and everything must be rush rush, taking time to slow down and be thankful is a sanity changer. Are you ready to accept a challenge?
How to Feel Grateful
Instead of letting our thoughts run away with us let’s purposely decided to focus and control them by not letting destructive thoughts in and only allowing positive thoughts to fill our minds.
God tells us clearly what He wants us to think on…
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8
Speaking life and scripture over ourselves, husbands, children, marriages, family, friends, and ministry is a game changer.
Count Your Blessings Bible Verse
I believe the spoken word is important. Speaking blessings and scripture over ourselves is wonderful. The bible says Jesus is the Word. John 1:1 & 14.
There is power in our words! The words we speak are only just a glimpse of what is inside of us. Will we reveal our deepest gratitude for what God has given us and delivered us from or will we show that our hearts and thoughts are trapped in a prison of bitterness, selfishness and hate? Read Proverbs 18:2.
The Bible tells us that every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. James 1:17
Every good thing in your life is from God. From the smallest of things like you woke up this morning and had coffee to the largest of blessings like your family got to go on vacation this year. All from God!
How to Be Grateful in Hard Times
The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. Psalm 23:1-4
Memorize Psalm 23:1-4, It is a great reminder that God walks with us and is always there to take care of us and our needs. He works all things out for our good according to His will.
My challenge to you is to count your blessings today! That’s one way you become thankful for what you have.
And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. 2 Corinthians 9:8
How To Be Grateful For What You Have
What are your daily blessings? Here are some of mine.
God woke me up this morning
It’s a beautiful sun shiny morning
I have a coffee maker
I have coffee in my cup
My kids are still sleeping so I have a moment to write this blog post
I can read my bible without fear of being arrested
I can pray to our Lord without fear of being arrested
I have a roof over my head
I have food in my pantry
I have clothes for the kids and I to wear
My car runs
I have family
I have friends
They pray for me
I get to homeschool my kiddos.
I have running water
I have electricity
I am not behind on any bills
We got to attend kids camp last week
We were blessed with the money to go
I rode the zip line
I rode the red neck water slide
I got to witness kids cry out to God like never before
I have a washing machine and dryer to wash the nasty camp clothes
I got to experience camp with a good friend
I have a great church family
My Pastors are kinda awesome
I enjoyed church yesterday
I got to hear to powerful testimony
I’m able to serve God
My grass is cut
I have two watch dogs
I don’t have to drive out in traffic today
I have eyes to see
I have legs to walk
I have ears to hear
I am in good health
I have a little fire place in my living room which I love during the winter
My sister and her family are visiting
I have wonderful parents
We have gone several times out on their boat this summer
We had a great time with family for the 4th of July
I have a good support team
I get to host a bible study/devotion
I can read
I get to be at home raising my kids
God loves me
I have His grace
I have His mercy
He works through me
The list goes on………
Be Grateful for What You Have
Let’s keep this going! Take the Count Your Blessings Challenge and share it with all your friends. Join my Facebook Group and share your list.
Let’s choose to think positive, be content and grateful – just like God calls us to do – and not let destructive thoughts in our day.
Be grateful for what you have!
Thank you for being here with me!