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“I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.” Psalm 37:25 Today is my birthday. I do not remember the day that I was born, only know the stories that I was told about that day. I have some recollections of things that happened when I was young, but there are a lot more that I cannot remember. As I get older, I realize so much more how good the Lord has been to me. I am so thankful that from an early age I went to Sunday…

“Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation.” Psalm 68:19 Today, Autumn officially begins, and we realize that the year is almost three-quarters gone. I love this time of year when the leaves begin to change their colour and our world is arrayed in splendour.  The nights are cooler, but the days are much more pleasant after the long hot summer. While I was shopping the other day for some decorations for my apartment, I found a plaque with the words of my title on it: “Thankful, Grateful, and Blessed.” For the…

“Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 My word for this year has been “grateful” I decided that I needed to change my perspective on a lot of things, and the way to do that was to show gratitude for everything I do have. It’s easy to complain about what we DON’T have – a new car, better paying job, a bigger home.. but it’s harder to do that when you are instead thankful for what you DO have. My car gets me from point A to…