I want to learn to be grateful for all the Lord has given me. I don’t want to take God or anything he has given me—which is everything!—for granted. Brennan Manning says that people who have difficulty trusting especially need to learn gratitude; he calls it leading a doxological life, which is to say a … More Wealthier than Michael Jordan
When I lived in the DR Congo, my Congolese brothers and sisters taught me the importance of gratefulness by how they prayed every morning. In the Swahili language, they prayed, “Asante Mungu sababu niliamuka,” which means, “Thank you, God, that I woke up.” Sometimes they added another sentence: “Usiku jana nililala kama wafu, halafu leo … More Thank you God I woke up!