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Embrace a Thankful and Giving Heart

jragsdale Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 1:33 AM
Chuck, you are a man after my own heart!! We as a nation should rejoice with thankful hearts as our creator has blessed us so abundantly. Lets forget the commerical aspect of the holidays this year and humble ourselves before our loving Lord and seek to return to and embrace his commandants and his godly ways and to continue to live in the light of his great glory. He is still in control and directs the affairs of man. Let's allow him to direct ours. God bless Chuck, keep up the good works as well as our undying faith in his soon return.
This holiday season, while we enjoy delicious food and visiting family and friends, let's take a moment to give thanks for our many blessings.

It's easy to get lost in all the bad news today -- whether it be unfavorable election results, financial troubles, a struggling economy, an overreaching federal government, crisis in the Middle East or personal struggles. Our growing list of problems often seems overwhelming and endless.

It's easy to give thanks when everything is going our way. But what about the difficult times?

The Bible, in 1 Thessalonians 5:18, commands us, "In everything give thanks; for this is...