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Living with a Thankful Heart

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"... never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." - JFK

We need to cultivate an attitude of gratitude. Giving thanks is something that we are commanded repeatedly in Scripture to do. Obviously, it is important to God for His children to be grateful. Space won’t permit me to list all the references here, but consider this small sampling of verses: • “In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will… Read more »

No Complaining Allowed

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Do Everything Without Complaining

The Bible says we should “do everything without complaining or arguing.” (Philippians 2:14) That’s not a suggestion. It’s a command. Nobody wants to be around a whiner or complainer. It is wearisome, both mentally and emotionally, to listen to the constant grumblings of a perpetually unhappy person. It grates on the nerves. Wise parents understand this fact and train their… Read more »

They Won’t Know It Till You Show It

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"There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed. If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned ingratitude." - Robert Brault

Best wishes for a happy Thanksgiving, from my home to yours…. As you count your blessings today, take time to tell those living, breathing blessings in your life how much you appreciate them!

Mixed Blessings

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…. Life took yet another unexpected turn the day before Thanksgiving when our excessively thirsty Daniel tested positive for diabetes. That brings the tally to three children with Type 1, all diagnosed during major holidays. What are the odds? Daniel took the news like a real trooper, although he has since asked, “Mommy? When do I get to stop having… Read more »

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