Recently, I’ve started reading words penned by Ann Voskamp.
Have you ever heard of this lady?
Poetic. Slow. Peaceful.
She writes so much on this topic: GRATITUDE.
In fact, her first book is One Thousand Gifts – all about how gratitude changes us.
Ann is causing me to think on the life I have right now – and all the small details – and be ever so grateful to God above for exactly where He has me.
Won’t you join me in gratitude?
“Humbly let go. Let go of trying to do, let go of trying to control, let go of my own way, let go of my own fears. Let God blow His wind, His trials, oxygen for joy’s fire. Leave the hand open and be. Be at peace. Bend the knee and be small and let God give what God chooses to give because He only gives love and whisper a surprised thanks. This is the fuel for joy’s flame. Fullness of joy is discovered only in the emptying of will. And I can empty. I can empty because counting His graces has awakened me to how He cherishes me, holds me, passionately values me. I can empty because I am full of His love. I can trust.” – Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts
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