thankful

When Being Grateful Is Not Easy and You Need Encouragement
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When Being Grateful Is Not Easy and You Need Encouragement

Sometimes being grateful at Thanksgiving is not easy to do. Is that where you are this year or in this season? Or maybe it’s a close friend or family member. Whether the obstacles are large or small, we can all use an encouraging reminder to the power we gain from being grateful. When Being Grateful…

Whose Voice Will You Choose to Listen To?
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Whose Voice Will You Choose to Listen To?

SO THAT Those are two pretty powerful words I hadn’t quite considered in the way I do now until I met my friend, Mia Koehne. When she said it out loud, I felt a catch in my spirit and ever since then I tend to ask myself that question in many situations. When I’m praying?…

The Power of Remembering in Whom We Have Our Hope
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The Power of Remembering in Whom We Have Our Hope

Today was one of those days that push me toward gratitude. The kind that make me notice all that is right instead of allowing the weight of what is wrong to burden my spirit. I remember to:  Soak in the moments Laugh more  Love bigger And be thankful. After a weekend filled with activity from…

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…