WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE A THANKFUL HEART?

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE A THANKFUL HEART?

Thankfulness removes the sting of hardships.

Sometimes, hardships are small like the aching tooth I endured yesterday. (I rubbed Oil of Oregano on my gums, said a prayer, and today, it’s all better). 🙂

Other times, hardships are huge like not having loved ones in my life. 🙁

If I dwell on any hardship, rain threatens to soak my heart.

Instead, I choose to dwell on thankfulness in the midst of my hardships.

And guess what?

When I do, the sun shines in my heart.

So I continue to:

“Sing praises over everything, any excuse for a song to God the Father in the name of our Master, Jesus Christ.” – Ephesians 5:20 (MSG)

#LET’S BE THANKFUL … EVERYDAY!

A Thankful Heart - Tracy Campbell

A Thankful Heart – Tracy Campbell

 

And a very HAPPY THANKSGIVING to my American neighbors.

Blessings,

 

Tracy

 

P.S. Matilda and I are also thankful for the greeting card orders we received. And it’s not too late to place your–> Christmas order

14 Responses

  1. Tracy, you know how to smile through thick and thin. By the way, we must have been brainstorming rhyming things. I wrote about strings and you wrote about stings. Hmmm…

    Love the new thankful card design. You’re so artistic! Glad the tooth is better. Best to you! So glad I know you!

  2. Tracy, I’m thankful for all the lovely details you include in your beautiful artwork. It reminds me of what I discover when I get up close to God’s handiwork in nature. There’s always more than what first meets my camera’s lens.
    Blessings & hugs ~ Wendy
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  3. Great post! Thanks for the reminder of being thankful. You’re right that being grateful really does shift our heart. I’m so glad your tooth is feeling better. Still praying for the other stinging situations =( Hugs from afar!

  4. Giving thanks at all times is one good way of overcoming the negative situations one may be going through. One way that helps me deal with tough things is to count all my blessings, the big and small. This makes me feel so much better and encouraged. I hope all is well with you.