Thankfulness is the language of the Kingdom. It opens our heart to receive God’s grace for whatever trial, test or temptation we are facing. It expresses our faith, and at the same time opens our heart for the building up of our faith.
My heart yearns to see others experience the truths that have so wonderfully changed and empowered Trish and my lives.
I truly understand—and share—that appreciation for and passion for life that I saw in those other cancer survivors a decade ago.
He has shown us in ways we never could experienced otherwise that He is enough.
This morning, as Jechoniah (my guitar) and I worshiped the Lord in song, most of the songs were love songs—the Father declaring His love for me and I declaring my love for Him.
When we began to hear how people were drawn closer to the Lord … all we were going through—the suffering, the nearness of death, the separation—all of it was worth it, and I am so very grateful and thankful for it.
Praying with a Thankful Heart is a book on prayer, but much more than that, it is a real-life, scripture-based devotional on living in the real world and the kingdom of God at the same time.
Life always comes out of death.
What I saw last December was “Our Father who is in Heaven” conveys the same message as “He is, and He is a rewarder.”
This has been a good—hard—year. Through an extended battle with Covid and it’s side effects, it’s been a year to learn much, grow spiritually, become more aware of His presence, and see the power of prayer.