In all circumstances, give thanks
Naturally, everyone’s journey through life will offer different varieties of hardships and challenges. Life, sometimes, can be a great struggle, whether it’s the end of a marriage or relationships, troubles in the family, deadly illnesses, financial problems, and the death of loved ones – things that can and do cripple many. Showing thankfulness when faced with adversity isn’t easy and it takes gratitude and courage to show it in these times. However, with the showing of gratitude towards these things, there is the opportunity to grow, to learn important life lessons. Learn to make gratitude a ‘way of life’. It just means being grateful each day for your life, in all circumstances. Thankfulness helps us to stand amazed, thankful just for the sheer wonder of life and nature; the infrastructures that support us. You too can get onto the road of positivity – go on the road where the directions point to thankfulness. Life is hard, but we can still be thankful to breathe, grateful for the help that comes our way – even when we are going through pain and sorrow. Walk the road of thankfulness with other positive people because they uplift you and make you want to achieve the same results. Listen to what excellent advice the Bible gives about practicing thankfulness – excellent advice to start and end the day: It is good to give thanks to the Lord; to declare His loving-kindness in the morning and His faithfulness every night. Can you not be thankful for such perfect advice? Follow it and see the difference it makes in your life!