Be Thankful

When I have a house to clean, people to feed, wash to do, hair to cut, long list of folks to pray for.

When diapers need changing, someone needs bathing or feeding, medicine regulating/ordering/dosing.

When there’s shopping to complete, then more shopping, returns, carpools, moving, packing, searching, wishing, planning, dreaming, hoping.

With a confrontation, an ugly attitude, bills or a difficult person, an accurate weight, improvements to be made,  …results delayed.

While waiting for successes and failings, disappointments, regrets, illness, sunshine and rain, dispair, repair, a new dress, PMS

For sore muscles, wakefulness, wrinkles, mold, warts…. teaching, changing, vacation, a home,

In admiring, loving, playing, enjoying, prayers answered, a tender word.

This is when God said to be thankful IN everything (1 Thessalonians 5:18)… and FOR everything (Ephesians 5:20)

Thank [God] in everything [no matter what the circumstances may be, be thankful and give thanks], for this is the will of God for you [who are] in Christ Jesus [the Revealer and Mediator of that will]. ‭1 Thessalonians‬ ‭5‬:‭18‬

ForGlorySake! – Anna

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