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    Being Grateful

    Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful. (Col. 3:15) This may seem obvious but the truth is most of us tend to be ungrateful much of the time. When I first wake up in the morning my flesh isn’t grateful. It isn’t happy to be alive another day. It isn’t thankful that it has work that day or that it needs to clean the house or go grocery shopping. Mainly, my flesh just wants to go back to sleep. But the Lord has been teaching me lately, a lot of it through my husband, that I need…

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    Saturday Thoughts: Be Thankful

    My thought for today is that we need to learn to be thankful. I know I personally struggle with focusing on my problems instead of focusing on my blessings. Our God is a great, generous, and loving God! Every good thing we receive is from Him. 17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. (James 1:17) When I start thinking about how I want a nicer home or healthier food or new clothes (my clothes are from about 10 years ago) and I say these things to my husband, Justin, he is quick to remind me of…