3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Support Groups > Faith Based Support Groups

Thread Tools
Old 11-27-2009, 06:22 AM   #1
Be happy.
Heidi58's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Maine, USA
Posts: 3,632

Default Count Your Blessings

Though we're blessed all through the year, it seems like the right time of year to share this.

Count Your Blessings
By Charles R. Swindoll

Psalm 95

Sometimes when you don't feel like praying, or you're consumed with needing to speak to the Lord but can't gather the words, try that old standby---count your many blessings, count them one by one. It's' amazing how you can get carried away from worries and woes and self concern when you start naming out loud what you're thankful for. Right away your focus shifts from your needs to the Father's graciousness and love. Try this:

LOOK UP . . . Thank You, Lord . . . For Your sovereign control over our circumstances. For Your holy character in spite of our sinfulness. For Your Word that gives us direction. For Your grace that removes our guilt

LOOK AROUND . . . Thank You, Lord . . . For our wonderful country. For close family ties. For an opportunity to help others. For a place to live, clothes to wear, food to eat

LOOK WITHIN . . . Thank You, Lord . . . For eyes that see the beauty of Your creation. For minds that are curious, creative, and competent. For memories of pleasures and recent accomplishments. For broken dreams and lingering afflictions that humble us. For a sense of humor that brings healing and hope. He is worthy of our highest praise and gratitude. To Him goes all the glory.

Heidi58 is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What is your biggest WL fear? Repo girl General Diet Plans and Questions 108 05-17-2006 10:14 PM
Merry Christmas To...YOU! (a challenge to meet your goal by Christmas '05) MistySeptember YOU: On a Diet - and other Oprah inspired diets 514 12-29-2005 12:42 PM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:18 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2