Have you ever awakened
in the morning
Feeling like a centipede
with ingrown toenails?
Let's face it, we all have moments
or days, or times like that.
And, when those times occur,
we may take one of three courses...
We may resent our situation
We may resign ourselves to our situation
Or, we may rejoice about our situation.
After trying all three courses in my lifetime,
I have found rejoicing, or giving thinks to be
the most rewarding
the most satisfying
the most beneficial for the healing
of the mind or spirit
When my situation is difficult or unpleasant
Wrote the Apostle Paul,
"Rejoice evermore...in everything give thanks,
for this is the will of God inChrist Jesus
concerning you." (I Thess. 5:16,18)