I don’t know about you, and maybe it’s just me, but it seems easy to be thankful when everything is going well in life. But what about the difficult times, the trials that catch us by surprise? These 25 unusual things to be thankful for will help you express gratitude in the good times as well as the difficult times.
In this week’s episode, Scott and I talk about how to be thankful for the little things in life when the big things seem to be falling down around us. I remember a time when God spoke to my heart and was really challenging me to examine my heart and answer the question, do I trust God in ALL things? Today, as we approach what is generally considered a holiday at which time we give thanks, He challenges us to thank Him for ALL things. This is a tall order. So we’ll talk about how to do that.
I’m thankful for the significant things like family, friends, and health. But, I’m also thankful for tangible things. This list of things I am thankful for makes my life easier or better. Tangible things I use regularly and are in some way unique.
Thanksgiving is the only national holiday that explicitly calls us to recognize and individually express an internal, personal attribute, namely gratitude. Is that what makes Thanksgiving the best holiday? Today on the blog, Scott Bengtson shares thoughts on gratitude and why Thanksgiving is the best holiday.
Even Jesus was tempted by the enemy, but He knew how to defeat him. God has given us those same practical tools that we can use to face temptation when it strikes.