#GratefulHeart Series

Gratitude is a powerful weapon against the pain of this world. It protects our joy and our hope. A 4-part, 2 blog series to cultivate a grateful heart.

Gratitude in all Circumstances?
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Gratitude in all Circumstances?

Today is the final post of our #GratefulHeart Series and it’s over at SunSparkleShine! This post … friends, no words. Marva shares with you from her heart. From the kind of place that’s difficult to share because it’s messy. But it’s real and it’s authentic. And it gives hope for when life hurts. In Marva’s…

A Prayer for Hope and Gratitude in the Midst of Suffering
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A Prayer for Hope and Gratitude in the Midst of Suffering

Hope and gratitude. I don’t know how often we think of them as resting one within the other, but I believe it is a truth we should all embrace. I don’t know that one can exist without the other. Actually, I am pretty sure that it is quite impossible! Over the last couple of weeks…

10 Memorable Bible Verses for a Grateful Heart
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10 Memorable Bible Verses for a Grateful Heart

Cultivating a grateful heart isn’t always an easy task. Life is hard. It crashes into us in waves of both good and bad. When all is good, it’s a little easier, but we all know that when life hurts, being thankful doesn’t come naturally. But you know what? When it doesn’t come naturally is the…

10 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude in Your Home
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10 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude in Your Home

Last week, as part of our Grateful Heart Series, Marva shared with us three important doors we have access to because of a gratitude. Joy Peace Purpose Today, I am going to add one more … Hope The hope to know that tomorrow will always come. That even when we fail, it is not the…

A Prayer for a Grateful Heart
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A Prayer for a Grateful Heart

So, friends, how is your grateful heart coming? Are you noticing those gifted moments? The ones that often slip by because we are busy looking at the ones that cause us frustration? Like the smile on the face of your little one when you told him, “I love you”? Did you happen to take into…