In good times and bad, we can be thankful. This might be the secret to happiness. If you remain thankful to God — even when times are tough — it gives you a healthy perspective. Thankfulness frees you of a lot of negativity that can cloud your thinking.
Even in the worst situations, the grace of God can reveal to you reasons to be thankful. Seek the Lord and you will find purpose and meaning to any circumstance. And you will find the strength to persevere.
If you have been blessed with abundance, share the blessing with others. Spread forward the generosity God has given you. May your kindness help build the Kingdom of Heaven.
Audio message about this prayer from Vincent:
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Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let all men know your forbearance. The Lord is at hand. Have no anxiety about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which passes all understanding, will keep your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
But Jesus looked at them and said to them, “With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.
PRAYER TO GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD
O blessed Lord,
You revealed to my heart your teachings. You give me strength I never knew I had. You lifted up this broken child and put me on my feet.
Your peace pours out over me from the sacred wounds of Christ. And when the enemy rises up, you cast him out far from me.
For all this and more I thank you, O loving Lord. Your abundant grace & mercy fill my heart with joy. You are so good to me.
In the Lord Jesus Christ I find the deepest meaning. I know that I am loved. And with your Spirit alive in me I can love others more & more.
This world may be in turmoil, but I know for sure who I am. I am your child, forever free, in the grace of God I am home.
Thank you blessed Lord, for my life and for your love.
In Jesus name,