I woke up. I am not sick. I have clothes to wear. I have running water. I have food to eat. Life is good. I am thankful to God.
Worry turns your focus away from God. Being grateful turns your focus to God. We have much to be thankful for, so let’s celebrate His faithfulness continually!
Life is going to be challenging at times. Scriptures warns us that in this world, we will have trials and tribulations.
There will be things we are tempted to complain about, but the key is to find something bigger than that thing to focus on. There’s nothing bigger than our God, and when we focus on Him, the things of the world seem very small in comparison.
Did you know studies actually show that people who practice gratefulness are happier people? It’s not typically natural to be grateful during difficulty; it’s something we all have to work on. But when you practice it, you will become better at it and be a happier person!
Have you taken time to express gratitude today? What are you thankful for?
Giving thanks sets your heart and mind in the right direction and sets you up for success. There’s always something to be thankful for. Find something in your life to thank God for and let your attitude of praise lift you up and move you forward!
Today I encourage you to be deliberately grateful. Maybe start by writing down three things to be grateful for every day.
You’d be surprised at how much your perspective changes when you start thinking about the things you are grateful for. Remember, you may not be happy about everything, but you can be grateful in everything!