5 of the Most Important Things I Learned about Gratitude
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5 of the Most Important Things I Learned about Gratitude

Do you know someone who is habitually thankful? A person who just oozes gratitude? They’re a blessing, aren’t they? There have been so many posts are articles written about gratitude this month online and in print but I can’t help but wonder whether we’ll all just move on as we turn the calendar page tomorrow….

An Entitlement Attitude Makes It Impossible To Be Happy
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An Entitlement Attitude Makes It Impossible To Be Happy

Entitlement is 1) the condition of having the right to have, do, or get something 2) the feeling or belief that you deserve to be given something.  Entitlement is the Opposite of Gratitude. It is a greedy, self-serving “I deserve it” attitude about life. What do you and I deserve? I turned to the internet, where I…

Good Friends Talk Faith, Inspiration, and Life Verses
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Good Friends Talk Faith, Inspiration, and Life Verses

I didn’t choose my life verse. It chose me. And then a few years later, it chose Rev too. Psalm 73:26 literally jumped off the page as I sat reading my Bible with a crumpled and defeated heart. Physically I was fine but emotionally I was wrecked. Then just a couple of years later, Rev’s…

50 Ways to Show Gratitude to the People in Your Life
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50 Ways to Show Gratitude to the People in Your Life

I wasn’t feeling very thankful. In my defense, I was pregnant and raging hormones were affecting my thinking. It seems silly in retrospect, but there I stood in the closet grumbling to myself as I moved Rev’s suits and dress pants from wire hangers back to suit hangers. Kind of funny considering all the parenting…

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12+ Things to be Thankful for When Life Hurts

Pray continually, and give thanks whatever happens. That is what God wants for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 (NCV) Really? Whatever happens? When I was curled up in the fetal position broken and feeling like I’d never feel happy again giving thanks was not a priority. Slowly, I began finding reasons to be thankful ….