Last year I shared this study and it changed me. I feel so compelled to do this again with you. Thank you for joining me in this 21-day adventure to Living a Life of Thank You. ~ Suzie
I fall short all the time.
Do you fall short in the area of thankfulness? We all do. We want to be thankful. We wish that we were thankful. And yet we continually fall into a pit of unthankfulness.
Perhaps it’s a critical spirit. Complaining. Wishing, wishing, wishing for what we don’t have, while forgetting what we do have. Finding ourselves so busy that we don’t have time to breathe, much less say thank you. We climb out of that pit, and then turn around and jump back in. It’s exhausting!
I don’t really understand myself, for I want to do what is right, but I don’t do it. Instead, I do what I hate. Romans 7:15 (NLT)
In Romans 7, Paul describes the battle that takes place in all of us, whether that is being thankful or another battleground.
Naming our struggle
On Day #2 of Living a Live of Thank You, we are going to shine a light on our struggle. You see, we often point at everything else.
Her. Him. Our schedule. That problem. That child. That issue. That job. That church. That neighbor.
If we could wave a magic wand and fix everything and everyone else, but our heart still needs repair, the problem is still there. [Read more…]