Gifts of Gratitude
In the midst of our busy lives, we can miss moments of God's goodness in our lives.
I can sometimes focus on checking off my task list boxes and forget to reflect on the good God gives in the midst of it all.
Besides missing the reflecting piece, we can overcommit.
We make commitments to ourselves, others and God yet in our zealousness to commit, we don't quite fulfill those obligations and we find ourselves overwhelmed and maybe a bit troubled.
Sacrifice thank offerings to God, fulfill your vows to the Most High, call on me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me. Psalm 50:14-15 (NIV)
Today, if you feel overwhelmed by obligations and commitments. I encourage you to follow just 3 short steps:
Just stopping for a moment can redirect our thoughts and help us focus on the goodness of God.
His goodness is there. We just need to slow ourselves down enough to take notice and give thanks.
When we do, it's amazing how God meets us in those moments.
It's a simple act. Yet that's often how He works. We overcomplicate, and He simplifies.
Today, let's lean into Him, look for gratitude gifts, and move forward in grace.
QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER:
Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and He will establish your steps ~ Proverbs 16:3 (NIV)
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