Thankfulness Challenge 2

We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly[a] mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ  1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 “What exactly do you love about me?” my wife sometimes asks me. She…

He Gave Thanks

The screen door banged and feet shuffled in at our back door on summer afternoons. The occasion was the silent call of the delicious aroma of Mom’s homemade bread! One by one my friends and I waited in line as Mom cut open the first loaf and slid butter across it as she handed us…

What do you say?

Appreciation: The act of recognizing someone’s worth as a person or showing that you are grateful for something that person has done.  Cambridge Dictionary 2 Thessalonians 1:3 We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers,[a] as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one…

The Grace of Gratefulness Day Three Challenge

When I was small my mother always made me wait till after we had said grace before we ate. In Spanish we would say muchas gracias (much grace).  In my little mind I didn’t quite grasp why, but in the passing years I am learning that the word grace really is at the center of gratefulness….

Day Three: 10 Questions for God

…but what are they for so many? John 6:9 If you still are not ready to put up your hand and ask a question in God’s classroom remember that Jesus was surrounded by people who asked him all sorts of things. With question three today, Andrew takes center stage. Jesus has brought to their attention that they…