When our lives or those we love are challenged with a huge obstacle, it could be health or painful circumstances, we must live in gratitude. God is always good! He will walk through you the challenge. He is just a prayer request away. He is always open.
Besides prayer, worship Him in challenging times. It brings joy over sorrow. It helps refocus your mind on the stability of His goodness.
Psalm 100:2-5 NLT Worship the LORD with gladness. Come before him, singing with joy.  Acknowledge that the LORD is God! He made us, and we are his. We are his people, the sheep of his pasture.  Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name.  For the LORD is good. His unfailing love continues forever, and his faithfulness continues to each generation.
Count your blessings! Embrace the journey perhaps with new exercises. Today, start a new tradition of listing 10 blessings in your journal. Gratitude changes a poor attitude. It brings insight into all the good things often overlooked as we walk through our day.
Our mind has the ability to set the course for our day, our career, and our future. The battle for God‘s purpose for our lives and potential is found first in the mind.
Romans 12:1-2 NLT And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice-the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the way to worship him.  Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.
Acknowledge Him! Walk with Him! You will never be alone.
Glory to God, He is the gift giver!
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Just like the Sunday school song, ” count your blessings ,name them one by one, count your many blessings see what God has done”.
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Gloria you’re one of my blessings! Can’t imagine doing life without you. Jesus is the glue that bind us together.
Amen! It is ok and necessary to validate our pain. The world can be just plain cruel. However, once we’ve done that, it’s just as important to refocus our minds on the abundant blessings of God.
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