Category Archives: thankfulness

Count Your Curses?






I was singing along to the old hymn recently, “Count your curses, Count them one by one… Count your many curses, See what evil has done.” Don’t click the exit button. I’m obviously aiming at sarcasm to get your attention. … Continue reading




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Loan Me A Hand, Please?






You put your left arm in, You put your left arm out, You put your left arm in & shake it all about… And that’s where the song’s ended for me lately. The left part of my body with its … Continue reading




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Thorn in my Flesh






To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from … Continue reading




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Choosing Gratitude






Cannot recommend this book enough. It was my favorite read of the summer, and one of my favs of all time as far as non-fiction goes. It seems so basic a principle, “Choosing Gratitude.” Of course we know we are … Continue reading




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A LORD-Magnifying Kind of Thanksgiving






“I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the LORD; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the LORD with me, and let us … Continue reading




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What Flows From A Grateful Heart?






Romans 12:1 “Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship. My entire adult life has revolved around serving the Lord, … Continue reading




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I Will…Let Them…Give Thanks






Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; His love endures forever. I will sing the praises of the name of the LORD Most High. I will give thanks to You, LORD, because of Your righteousness. I will sacrifice … Continue reading




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A Moment of Reflection






Lord, when I stop and reflect on the mercies You have given me… I remember love, the kind that will never separate from me. I remember grace, undeserved. I remember the Holy Spirit, given to dwell inside of me, lead … Continue reading




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Wishy-Washy Worship






Some of my best “worship moments” come in the bathtub.  I would call them “wishy-washy,” except that there’s nothing wishy-washy about them.  Last night I scrubbed and sang. I soaked and sang some more.  There were no kids calling my … Continue reading




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