Saturday, August 16, 2008

It's all about ATTITUDE.

I've been thinking lately about how hard life has gotten. I know, I know pity-party city. OK. Enough of that!

The Bible instructs us to give thanks in EVERYTHING. (1Thes 5:18) That means ALL things. Even when things are not going the way I think they should there is a reason to give thanks. I need to find the reason to give thanks even if it is just that I am still breathing.

Think about it. I am still breathing. If I weren't breathing, I wouldn't be alive. Most of us still want to be alive even if we are going through something terrible. So there is reason to be thankful.

As I heard preached recently, I need to focus on what is left in my possession NOT what I think I want or need. We won't even get into coveting!

Thank you Jesus for my health, my sanity;), my family, a roof over my head, a car to drive, food on my table, and friends like you.

3 comments:

Peanut Butter Kisses said...

Funny that you should post on this. God's been drilling this very idea of being thankful in ALL things home to me in a real way recently. I think He's trying to tell us something, my friend...lol!

Praise God, we are alive and all to His glory!

THE MOM WITH BROWNIES said...

Ellen,

You said it sister! :o) Amen

Mrs. June Fuentes said...

Yes, a friend of mine always likes to say 'the battle begins in the mind'.

Many blessings...