• Continuous Givers of Thanks
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    Continuous Givers of Thanks

    I know Thanksgiving was a few days ago. But no one says I can’t write a blog post about thankfulness whenever I want. After all, Paul says we are to “give thanks in all circumstances” (1 Thessalonians 5:18). And you had to know this was coming… So long as we are receivers of mercy, we must be givers of thanks. Charles Spurgeon I mean, Spurgeon quotes are kinda my thing. But anyway, on to the post. Let’s take a quick quiz to determine if you are a recipient of God’s mercy. Are you breathing? Are you redeemed? Are you blessed? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, then…

  • Too stressed to be blessed
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    Too Stressed To Be Blessed

    Let’s face it.  Life is busy.  School. Work. Family. Friends. Church.  Everywhere we turn we seem to have more commitments, more deadlines, and more stress.  It’s overwhelming. My mom has a sign that says “Too Blessed to be Stressed.” It’s cute (and I might have picked it out) but it made me think.  How much of the time do we live as if we are “too stressed to be blessed”?  How much of the time do we allow ourselves to be overwhelmed with our to-do lists that we forget to count our blessings? Remember back in May when I talked about neglecting prayer?  Well, we also forget to be thankful…