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Contentment: Both a Gift and a Choice

Not too long ago, I was driving home from a friend’s house after dinner and good conversation together. It was a warm summer evening with cool breezes coming through the open car windows, and the song “Jireh” came on the radio. And as I was singing along to the words, “I will be content in… Continue reading Contentment: Both a Gift and a Choice

Daily Living · Gratitude · Whispers of Faith

7014 Gifts … and Counting

Nine years ago, I read the book One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp and had my mind radically transformed by the power of gratitude. The idea of recognizing, writing down, and giving thanks for the every day, the “common grace,” the taken for granted, the beautiful ordinary – this was one that I embraced without… Continue reading 7014 Gifts … and Counting