Posted by: Anne | November 25, 2020

Thanksgiving: The Thing You Can’t Take Too Far

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” ~ Philippians 4:6-7

The writers of scripture weren’t naïve about the human condition. Nor were they unaware or uncaring about injustice, political instability, disease, or suffering. And yet, here are some of the takeaways.

  • We don’t put gratitude on a backburner because of our anxieties. Instead, we actually replace anxiety with thanksgiving.
  • We can be thankful in spite of the “news” that’s scrolling on a billion screens. Because that news doesn’t tell the whole story, and we know it. But we can share it!

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