Lessons in Gratitude: Even in Struggle, We are Thankful
Paul does not say, “Give thanks FOR all circumstances”. He says “Give thanks IN all circumstances”. Obviously, there is a big difference between the two, but gratitude is God’s practical antidote to unhappiness. In this post, Amy uses the examples of Corrie Ten Boom and the Apostle Paul to challenge us to be both honest and grateful in our daily spiritual walk.
In My Life, Love Does
In this post, Dani shares her journey of discipleship with Christ. In her life, the book, Love Does by Bob Goff, helped her to embrace the sometimes terrifying and always rewarding adventure of obedience in following Jesus, even in her day-to-day work and relationships. Where is God calling you to obey him in your daily life, and how would it change if you said “yes”?
Divine Attitude Adjustment: How God Gave Me a Grateful Heart
In this post, RJ shares about her financial struggles and how God showed her his goodness in the midst of her complaints. Through Psalm 73 and God’s nudging on her heart, she experienced a beautiful attitude adjustment. Do you need God’s help in adjusting your attitude today? Ask him for his wisdom and grace as you face today’s challenges with a cheerful heart.
There Was No Other Way (Poem)
Have you ever wondered why Jesus went through so much pain and suffering on the cross? Have the circumstances of Jesus’ death ever caused you to doubt God’s love or goodness? If you’ve ever considered these kinds of questions, perhaps this poem will bring you comfort and encouragement as you think about Christ’s holy sacrifice and great love for us.
Why We Struggle with Prayer
We are in a war between what we think is important and what God says is important. Prayer is a struggle for us because, although we need it, we either forget to do it or do not desire it. However, prayer is important. It puts our lives into God’s hands, both in times of urgency and happiness and draws us to him. How can we change our perspective and embrace prayer?
Life Starts Now: Trusting God with our Life Plans, Hopes and Dreams
We have a Heavenly Father who loves to give good gifts. Those gifts may not come in our timing or our way, but gifts from God are always good. Do you trust God with your hopes and dreams? In this guest post, we’re challenged to give God our dreams and accept his good gifts in return - and we’re offering a book giveaway on this topic at the bottom of the post!