Hearts of great gratitude

When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. (G.K. Chesterton)

Jesus went without comfort so that you might have it. He postponed joy so that you might share in it. He willingly chose isolation so that you might never be alone in your hurt and sorrow. He had no real fellowship so that fellowship might be yours. This alone is enough cause for great gratitude! (Joni Eareckson Tada)

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“… we your people, the sheep of your pasture, will give thanks to you forever; from generation to generation we will recount your praise.” (Psalm 79:13)

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About Jill

I'm a wife, mom to three beautiful children, and currently work at two jobs for which I'm very grateful -- part-time at my kids' school, and as children's ministry director at Redeemer PCA in Athens, GA, a place our family treasures as our church home. It's been thirty years since the Lord saved me, and to this day I'm astounded at His steadfast love shed upon unfaithful me. My hope would be that I might speak and write in ways God would use to soften hearts toward Him, that we would together be enamored by the glorious beauty of Jesus and awakened to His love unimagined. Thanks so much for reading!
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One Response to Hearts of great gratitude

  1. Very good and so right on. Joni of all people know and experiences every day of her life. I want to always be grateful. I realize we weren’t born with gratitude we have to learn and practice it. Thank you.

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