When You are Faking Being Thankful on Thanksgiving

Chronic Illness Pain Daily Devotionals

thankfulAre you faking those emotions of thankfulness today, feeling more numb than grateful? Lisa shares.

“Always give thanks to God the father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Ephesians 5:20).

Thanksgiving Day. How is your heart?

My heart is tired. Weary. Hopeful, yet filled with caution. And is that real hope? It has been a challenging year and although I can resist making lists of the things I am not thrilled about, asking me to making a list of things I am thankful for? Well, it just seems too exhausting–emotionally exhausting.

And yet I am thankful. Truly. I have so many blessings I could share how God has provided through the changes and challenges. This is a season I want to look back on someday and share about how God was present. But I am impatient. I want to look back at this season. I don’t…

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