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Flyover: The Stories We’ve Missed

Flyover: The Stories We’ve Missed

Thanksgiving offers us an annual pause from the pace of life return to places we do not often visit and gather with people we do not often see. Indeed, I live in what some call a “flyover state” — Minnesota — a placed that many visitors fly over while hopping coast to coast. I know

Thank him every day

Thank Him Every Day

I’d Rather Be a Dog And when He had given thanks… — John 6:11 Rev. William Biederwolf once shocked his audience by saying, “I’d rather be a dog with gratitude enough to wag his tail… than to be a man with a soul so contemptibly mean as to sit down at the table three times

How to be grateful during the holidays when you're struggling

How to Make It Through the Holidays When You Don’t Feel Very Grateful

It’s that time of year again. Pumpkins are put away, Christmas décor in beginning to fill the stores, and there’s one more big Holiday to celebrate before the Christmas jingles hit the airwaves – Thanksgiving. As Christians we know we are supposed to “give thanks is all circumstances” (1 Thessalonians 5:18) and “give thanks to

Take Time to Thank God

Editor’s Note: We encourage you to join us and prepare your own personal Thankful List to share with friends and family on Thanksgiving Day! * * * My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for He has been mindful of the humble state of His servant. From now on all

Wounds Are Where Light Enters: Because I Love You

Editor’s Note: Following Jesus is a faith journey filled with stories of God’s intrusive grace, of lessons that change who we are, and of the journey from hate to love. We hope you enjoy this excerpt of Wounds Are Where the Light Enters. * Billy: The Ruination of My Thanksgiving Gloria Ferguson worked for the

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The Methodology of Gratitude

Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturdays with Devotionals Daily. We hope you enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from Robert Morgan, excerpted from his new book Worry Less, Live More. Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by asking Alexa to read today’s devotion. * I’m tempted to feel some fiendish

10 Great Thanksgiving Books for Children

Teach your children about Thanksgiving traditions, gratitude and giving thanks to God this month for all their blessings with this collection of 10 of our favorite Thanksgiving books for children. Reading time with my kids before bed is still my favorite part of the day. My sons are growing older and can read on their own now,

Becoming a Prayer Warrior Mom Starts With Thankfulness

Cultivating a heart of gratitude is central to your role as a Prayer Warrior Mom. As you become more thankful and effective in prayer, God will transform your family life and your marriage from the inside out. You’ll be amazed by the difference in your kids’ hearts, attitudes, and actions as you learn to “stand

Giving Thanks in the Small Things

Some days I pick up a camera and it’s a hammer. The lens is my ink, for cameras have sensor eyes, and pixels record. I slide it into a pocket, a thin point-and-shoot, and find another way to chronicle, to force the lids open; another way to receive the moment with thanks reverential. When he comes in from

Happy Thanksgiving! A Thankful Heart

Today is a great day to meditate on all of God’s abundant blessings in our lives and spend time expressing gratitude to Him. Today’s the perfect day to lift up your thanks to the Lord all day long! Praise Him in song! Praise Him in poetry! Praise Him to your family & friends! Praise Him for the

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