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Happy Thanksgiving: Focus on Thanking God

Happy Thanksgiving: Focus on Thanking God

Happy Thanksgiving: Focus on Thanking God Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. —1 Thessalonians 5:18 (NIV) Our Thanksgiving plans with extended family are often shaped by what’s happened within the year leading up to the holiday. In the past we’ve gathered at my brother’s house, but

Permission to Lament

Editor’s Note: It’s Sit & Listen Saturday at Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from No More Faking Fine by Esther Fleece – and don’t miss our exclusive $5 deal on the book! Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by enabling the skill and then prompting, “Alexa, ask devotionals

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

Rest and Pray

Rest in Me, My child. Give your mind a break from planning and trying to anticipate what will happen. Pray continually, asking My Spirit to take charge of the details of this day. Remember that you are on a journey with Me. When you try to peer into the future and plan for every possibility,

Gratitude in Everything

John 13:6-9 Talk to anyone who has experienced an extended stay in a hospital or rehab center, and they may tell you the thing they dread most is enduring a bed bath. All of us feel a profound aversion to being bathed by someone else. It’s way too personal, too private. Taking a bath is

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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

Thankful for the Greatest Gift

  Nick Vujicic stood atop a table and faced a room full of mesmerized high school students. Some of them wept silently as they listened to this man who was born with no arms or legs proclaim joyfully, “I love life.”1 If there is anyone who would seem to have a good reason to be

It Is Impossible to Thank Him Too Much

Editor’s Note: This month we’re celebrating the Lord’s goodness and faithfulness with thankfulness! What are you grateful for today? Share with us in the comments below! Morning It is impossible to praise or thank Me too much. As it is written, I inhabit the praises of My people. Sometimes your adoration is a spontaneous overflow of

Creative Ways to Incorporate Biblical Lessons into Play

God’s Word is applicable to every day living.  I love that our Heavenly Father is interested in the tiniest details of our lives. He loves us THAT much! Our daughter is in second grade, but we also have two little boys who are still home with me (ages 5 and 2).  Any mother of boys

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Being Thankful for Everything (Even Broccoli)!

In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. — 1 Thessalonians 5:18 A five-year-old girl was asked to say the blessing at Thanksgiving dinner. She began by thanking God for all her friends, naming them one by one. Then she thanked God for Mommy, Daddy, Brother, Sister, Grandma,

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