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“I will magnify God with thanksgiving.” (Psalm 69:30) “What does an all-sufficient God, who owns and controls all things, demand from the creature he has made? That we cease to be great in our own eyes and become small that … Continue reading
I want to wake each day with a grateful heart. I imagine you do, too. We want to fight our tendency toward thank-less-ness. But do you find, like I do, that you grumble (in your heart, if not out loud) when … Continue reading
“Were there no God, we would be in this glorious world with grateful hearts, and no one to thank.” (Christina Rossetti, 1830-1894) ____________________________________
When your heart is heavy and thanks seems buried beneath sorrow: “Do not say, ‘But it is hypocritical to thank God with my tongue when I don’t feel thankful in my heart.’ There is such a thing as hypocritical thanksgiving: … Continue reading
As a follow-up to “What to do when my heart grows cold,” I want to give a more specific “how to” template. That post exhorted us to reach for our Bible and meditate on a section of scripture when we … Continue reading
I’m thankful that stunning loveliness glimpsed among dead leaves quietly draws my thoughts to the One who brings life out of death. I’m thankful for dancing wisps of frost that, with golden intricacy, make known the divine nature and eternal … Continue reading