Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving

"Thankfulness takes the sting out of adversity. That is why I have instructed you to give thanks for everything. There is an element of mystery in this transaction. You give Me thanks (regardless of your feelings), and I give you Joy (regardless of your circumstances). This is a spiritual act of obedience - at times, blind obedience. To people who don't know Me intimately, it can seem irrational and even impossible to thank Me for heartrending hardships. Nonetheless, those who obey Me in this way are invariably blessed, even though difficulties may remain.

Thankfulness opens your heart to My Presence and your mind to My thoughts. You may still be in the same place, with the same set of circumstances, but it is as if a light has been switched on, enabling you to see from My perspective. It is this Light of My Presence that removes the sting from adversity." Sarah Young in Jesus Calling

Always give thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 5:20

2 comments:

Win said...

Thank you for sharing. Love the picture! Blessed be.

cindy gatewood said...

What a truly wonderful day of
eating, laughing, crying, and
making memories!

I am thankful!!

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