Do You Have Gratitude For All Things?

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Gratitude is a powerful force that can transform our lives in ways we could never imagine. It’s not just something we should do once in a while or on Thanksgiving; it ought to be an ingrained part of our everyday life. When we make the effort to thank someone for their help or kindness, we are not only recognizing the good they have done but also creating a positive bond around us. I make it a point to express my gratitude twice, just to ensure that the person knows how thankful I am for them. This practice has helped me cultivate more positivity and joy in my life, which is why I encourage everyone else to embrace gratitude as well!

I have made a list of both things and people that I am grateful for can also be incredibly helpful when you feel down or discouraged if you take the time to do it. By focusing on what’s going right instead of what’s wrong, you open yourself up to even more blessings and opportunities. So let us remember that showing gratitude isn’t just about being polite – it’s about acknowledging all the goodness in our lives and inviting even more of it into our hearts! Our lives are much better when we can find things to be grateful for!  If we ask God for things yet never say thank you to Him, do you think that He is prone to keep blessing us without showing our gratitude? ~ Bill Greguska

Colossians 3:16  Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.



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Are You Grateful For What You Have And Don’t Have?


Just Think, For A Minute…

  1. What if God took away everything that you have not thanked Him for?

  2. What would you have left???




Be thankful!

When we have gratitude, life is so much better!

Gratitude is one of the keys to happiness. What are you grateful for? Understanding helps us put things into perspective. When we are thankful, life is much better than when we continuously complain.

I mention being thankful for what you also do not have because you could have many bad things happening in your life that you do not have.

Each of us has dodged a bullet somehow, in shape or form in life!

Being thankful helps me realize that life is not something to just put up with but something to be grateful for and gives God the credit. 

Gratitude helps because I have found that life can seem “Meaningless and pointless without an appreciation for people or things.”

Often people ask how I manage to be happy despite having no arms or legs. The quick answer is that I have a choice. I can be angry about not having limbs, or I can be thankful that I have a purpose. I chose gratitude. ~ Nick Vujicic

~ Bill Greguska






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Gratitude Is An Attitude!

Do You Show Your Gratitude By The Way You Live?

Do You Have Gratitude For What You Have, And Don't Have!

Do you have an attitude of gratitude?

Count your blessings instead of your crosses;
Gains instead of losses.
Joys instead of woes;
Friends instead of foes.
Count your smiles instead of tears;
Courage instead of fear.
Full years instead of lean;
Kind deeds instead of mean.
Count your health instead of wealth;
Love your neighbor as much as yourself.
Author Unknown

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18  Be Joyful always; pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.




Simple Tips On How To Live A Good Life!

Finding Things To Be Grateful For!

When you are grateful, even the bad days don’t seem as bad!

  1. Accepting Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior
  2. Love God with your whole heart, mind, and soul
  3. Love your neighbor as yourself
  4. Personal prayer
  5. Attending a Bible-believing church to grow in your faith
  6. Your daily reading and studying of the Bible
  7. Fellowship with other believers
  8. Joining a Bible study
  9. Having an accountability partner
  10. Helping others daily or as a volunteer weekly 
  11. Seeking a Christian counselor when needed.
  12. Sharing your testimony with others new in their faith
  13. Keeping in contact with family and friends for support
  14. Exercising weekly
  15. Eating healthy food daily.
  16. Sleeping 7-8 hours per night
  17. Find joy and laughter in life.
  18. Let go of things you can not control
  19. Look for the good in others and life.
  20. Forgive others and yourself.







What Does The Bible Say About Thankfulness And Gratitude?

Some Specific Scriptures To Encourage You:

1 Thessalonians 5:18 ESV 

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Psalm 118:24 ESV 

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Colossians 3:17 ESV

And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Psalm 136:1 ESV

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.

James 1:17 ESV 

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

Ephesians 1:16 ESV

I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers,

Colossians 3:15 ESV 

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.

Hebrews 12:28 ESV 

Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe,

Psalm 107:1 ESV 

Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!

Romans 8:28 ESV 

And we know that for those who love God, all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Ephesians 5:20 ESV 

Giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Psalm 50:23 ESV 

The one who offers thanksgiving as his sacrifice glorifies me; to one who orders his way rightly, I will show the salvation of God!”

Acts 24:3 ESV 

In every way and everywhere, we accept this with all gratitude.

Matthew 6:21 ESV 

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.


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