gratitude Tag Archive

Insatiable: Begging the King of Kings for a King

My God will meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19 (NIV) Thanksgiving. That one day of the year I allow myself to indulge in crazy amounts of food because, well, often momma is the one who’s prepared it. That and I honestly love the rich and savory taste […]

Which Vineyard Worker Am I?

Are you envious because I am generous? Matthew 20:15 (NIV) My mind has been lingering in the landowner’s vineyard described in Matthew 20 and meditating on the players in this parable. Here’s the set up…  Early in the morning* (vs 1), 6:00 our time, the eager landowner (aka God) snagged some men to work in […]

So Thankful for What God Hasn’t Done.

He doesn’t treat us as our sins deserve, nor pay us back in full for our wrongs. Psalm 103:10 Far too often my prayers had become weak in praises and, instead, replete with petitions. “Dear God, I need…” And simply altering the focus from requesting tangible things (food, shoes, clothes, etc) to intangible (someone’s salvation […]