What makes you happy? Two years ago MTV and the Associated Press surveyed young people. They asked 13-24 year olds, “What makes you happy?” At least two sets of answers were surprising. The first surprise has to do with what 13-24 year olds said makes them most happy. What makes 13-24 year olds the [...]
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Adele Calhoun writes about 62 spiritual disciplines in her book Spiritual Disciplines Handbook. Disciplines #1 – #6 relate to the general idea of WORSHIP. Here’s discipline #2 – Gratitude. At its heart the discipline involves “a loving and thankful response toward God for his presence with us and within this world.” (See Psalm 136:1-2; 1 [...]
(Based on Ps. 23 & 19) LORD, because of your devotion to us, there is no item this morning on our “I-need” list. Yes, we have many items on our “I-want” list. We want much. But because you have dedicated yourself to us, we need nothing.