Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Happy Gratituesday!

Gratituesday is being hosted by Laura over at Heavenly Homemakers.Where do I begin?I have so much to be thankful for!!I am thankful to the Lord for my salvation,my family,The church I attend,friends,a home,a loving husband,food,clothing,Gods wonderful creation.....I think I could go on forever!I have learned so much from the great trials my family and I have gone through over the past year.One of the things I have learned is to be thankful for the simple things in life and I truly am.We can become so consumed with having"stuff" and material posessions that it can actually hinder our spiritual growth."Things" are only temporary.They do not give us true eternal happiness.When we don`t have anything and we can`t go anywhere we can truly focus on what really matters and our minds become more aware of Gods presence. I don`t know where in scripture it`s found,but I am reminnded of the passage that says be still and know that I am God. I think sometimes life can get so crazy with all of the resposibilites we have.It`s then that we get frustrated,angry,and discontent.We need to take the time to just be still.It`s in thoes times that we feel and can see the true presence of God!In a flower,at the trees,the birds...I hope everyone will take time today to be still and know that He is God:)Blessings!!

4 comments:

Lea of Farmhouse*Blessings said...

Yes, there is so much truth in that Toni. I need to be still more often. Thank you for reminding me!

Blessings,
Lea

Laura said...

Such a great post. Things are just things and they just don't mean anything. Being still is so important, and I just don't do it enough.

Wendy said...

Your right Toni there is so much to be thankful for that are not material things. And yes God is so good!! We all need to be more still to not only know He is God but also to hear the voice of God!! Thanks for sharing this great post and I hope you are having a great day!!~Wendy

Tori said...

What a very sweet blog you have. I just found you and I'm looking forward to reading more!