Thanksgiving provides a great reminder to be grateful, but we may still struggle. These 10 experts share ways to stay thankful this Thanksgiving.
Things happen in life that makes us sad. Giving thanks in all things doesn’t remove our grief, it positions us to see the goodness of God coming from it.
She could have let this disappointment ruin her whole day, but she didn’t. She was great. This is what I learned from my 8 year old’s birthday.
The work we are doing will continue, but we need to celebrate what God has done for us so we will not overwhelm ourselves about what still needs to happen.
Fear tries to get us to focus on the potential of future problems. In order to break its hold we need to focus elsewhere. This is a way to overcome fear.
We are not meant to live in grief. Grief and sorrow drain you of life. God gives life. We are to live in constant awareness of God’s hope that leads us to joy.
We all know Phil 4:6-7 tells us don’t be anxious but pray. However when we pray, we don’t always experience the peace. Here is closer look at Paul’s words.
Thanksgiving brings together family and friends to enjoy relationships and to remember how God has blessed. This is a perfect start to the Christmas season.
Focusing on the sin also hinders you from celebrating the successes you do have. Thankfulness cannot happen if you are too focused on what you don’t have.
Thanksgiving prepares you to experience God, for more blessing from God, for the peace of God, for God’s joy, and to hear from God.
Will we choose to believe God is still good toward us when hardships are all around? Thanksgiving in all things opens us up to God’s redemption.
If joy is in the fruit of the Spirit, if the joy of the Lord is our strength, and if God has anointed us with the oil of gladness, then why is joy, happiness, and laughter not characteristics of the church?