50 Things to Be Grateful For At Any Stage of Life

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Perspective is everything. When things are falling apart and life gets tough, it can be so difficult to find something good to hold on to. When we switch our focus from our problems to what’s actually great in our lives, we breed positivity and we make life worth living. God always knew that a heart of gratitude would be one of the major keys to make it through this life. This is exactly why he has put such an emphasis on giving thanks to Him in all things (1 Thessalonians 5:18). Just in case you’re having a hard time finding something to be grateful for, here are 50 things that you can be grateful for at any stage of life. God’s presence The Holy Spirit Jesus died for your sins (because I mean..let’s never forget) grace and mercy being alive your health—even if it’s not perfect family friends your children, […]

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How To Defeat A Case Of The Mondays

Case of the Mondays

So your weekend has been amazing. You did this, you did that, you saw so and so and ate at the best restaurant in town—in comes Monday to ruin everything. For a lot of us, Monday is like the rude, tacky, mean girl that no one wants to deal with. Every week, we trade two and a half days worth of relaxation and carefree fun for five days of workplace torture…and Monday is the start of it all. Let’s face it. Just as sure as we’ll see Saturdays come and go, Mondays will forever be an integral part of our lives. So how do we deal?  How do we defeat a bad case of the Mondays? The key to defeating a case of the Mondays starts before Monday even arrives. Change Your Perspective Instead of viewing Monday as the abysmal joy-kill, try thinking of Monday as a fresh start to […]

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3 Things Happy Christians Do Differently

Happy Christians

I know some of you are looking at the title of this post and thinking shouldn’t all Christians be happy? Maybe the short answer should be yes but we all know that life is never that simple. A lot of the time, the biggest difference between a happy person and a not-so-happy person is the way that they respond to the complications of life. The difference between a happy Christian and a not-so-happy Christian lies in the way that they apply the word of God to their life. God has given us all the tools that we need to enjoy a joyful life but it is completely up to us to put them to use. Joy is a fruit of the Spirit that comes along with serving an amazing, living God and anyone that has tapped into this gift knows that there are a few things that you need to […]

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