2 Important Gratitude Exercises to Strengthen Your Faith

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Most of us are familiar with the stirring open scene to the movie, “The Sound of Music.”

Remember it?

I’m talking about when the camera pans closer and closer over the mountains to where Julie Andrews broke out into song, melodically boasting about how the hills are alive with the sound of music.

This inspirational image and idea come very close to what the Apostle Paul was urging us to do when he wrote these words in Colossians 3:16. Only he wasn’t talking about praising in song the beauty of a mountainside, but rather …

Want to read the rest of this post and find out what these 2 gratitude exercises are? Then head on over to where my latest devotional has been published at Devotable. 😉

But wait … there’s more!

I’d love for you to head over to A Wife Like Me for my most recent post, 5 Ways to Be an Encouraging Mother-In-Law. I may be a newbie at being a MIL, but I’ve found inspiration in the example my own MIL, as well as in the example of a biblical MIL found in Naomi. I think you’ll agree there’s a LOT to aspire to and model for our adult children, encouraging them in our relationships with them.


What is one thing you are grateful for? 


What is at least one positive thing you’ve learned from your mother-in-law? 

6 responses to “2 Important Gratitude Exercises to Strengthen Your Faith”

  1. I’m grateful for the sunshine,
    I’m grateful for the mud.
    I’m grateful for the life that’s mine,
    although it’s drenched in blood.
    I’m grateful for the lovely dogs,
    though I wish their lives were longer,
    and I’m grateful for the neighbour’s Hogs
    whose music makes me stronger.
    I’m grateful for the cancer
    that opened up my eyes
    to the unexpected answer
    that dismay’s the devil’s lies.
    I’m grateful for the gal who loves me,
    and for God’s Grace, eternally.


  2. Ebos Aifuobhokhan Avatar
    Ebos Aifuobhokhan

    I am grateful for this year and God’s presence this year. I wouldn’t have been able to make it without Him.


  3. Glad to see your site is back working for me. I clicked on it last week and it wasn’t working. One positive thing I’ve learned from my mother-in-law is to show up with food. I don’t always do it, but she does and it’s almost always welcome! Have a blessed Thanksgiving, Beth!


  4. I’m grateful for family!


  5. I love your graphic here, Beth! That’s AWESOME, and now the song will be stuck in my head all day! LOL Great post! Thanks for the reminders. Thanks for encouraging me to be a better MIL. 🙂

    Pinned & tweeted.

    Thanks for linking up at InstaEncouragements!


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