Tag: Every Day is a Gift

Conclusion of the 2021 Gratitude Challenge

Hello, Friends! As you might know, I normally post on Tuesdays. But today is a special day, so I am interrupting the regular schedule. On Tuesday, September 21 we started a 100 day gratitude challenge. And that makes today day 100 of that challenge.… Continue Reading “Conclusion of the 2021 Gratitude Challenge”

Gratitude is Medicine for the Soul

Are you a cynical person? If you would have asked me this, I would have emphatically said, “NO!” Then I read a book by Jennie Allen called “Get Out of Your Head: Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts.” In this book Allen writes: “Here… Continue Reading “Gratitude is Medicine for the Soul”

Halfway Through the Gratitude Challenge

If you have been following along for the past few weeks and decided to join in on the Gratitude Challenge which started on September 21, then you might be happy to know if that we are halfway there! Today is day 50 of 100… Continue Reading “Halfway Through the Gratitude Challenge”

Grateful for the Goodness of God

Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in Him. – Psalm 34:8 When starting this 100 days of gratitude someone asked me about the items that I write down on my gratitude list. They can vary,… Continue Reading “Grateful for the Goodness of God”

Grateful for the Presence of God

Any time of day or nightWith the Lord we meetWe find ourselves eagerFor moments so sweet He is ready to receiveThe burdens we liftOur time with GodWhat a precious gift The Spirit greets usAnd we feel peaceWe never wantThe feeling to cease As we… Continue Reading “Grateful for the Presence of God”

God and Gratitude

Something that helps me tremendously when it comes to having a grateful heart is when I am consistent with spending time with God. If we start our mornings with the Lord, this will help set the tone for the day. When we read our… Continue Reading “God and Gratitude”

Removing Roadblocks on Your Path to Gratitude

We think life should have been differentWe expect things to go a certain wayBut then the circumstances changeAnd we allow this to ruin our days We hold on tightly to our plansAnd this makes us feel distraughtBut in the grand scheme of thingsPerhaps we… Continue Reading “Removing Roadblocks on Your Path to Gratitude”

How to Have a Grateful Heart

For those of you who missed last week’s post, I encouraged you to join a gratitude challenge. With the time remaining in 2021, write down at least 10 things that you are thankful for each day. Then at the end of the year, I… Continue Reading “How to Have a Grateful Heart”

Gratitude 2019 Recap

If you know me, then you know I believe we all should practice gratitude. In my own life I have seen how gratitude has helped transform my thoughts. And as a result, it also has made a positive impact on my life. Each evening… Continue Reading “Gratitude 2019 Recap”

Merry Christmas!

Just a short note today to wish you a very Merry Christmas! No matter how you plan to spend the day, I hope you enjoy every moment! And remember the reason for the season – Jesus!