Thankful Thursday - September 17

Today let's give thanks for our "First World Problems."


My car is causing me frustrations, then I remember that most people in the world do not own a car.


I have an unexpected expense with my home, then I remember that most people in the world do not own a home.


My computer is causing me premature hair loss, then I remember that most people in the world do not own a computer.


And the list of my "first world problems" goes on and on and on. The real danger here is not that I do not have enough guilt over what I have, but that I do not have enough gratitude for it. The Lord's desire is not that I feel guilty over these things, but that I feel overwhelmingly grateful for them.


"I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need." ~ Philippians 4:12


Ask God to grant you contentment ... and then give Him thanks for all things!


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