Gratitude

30 Days of Gratitude: Day 7 (Yesterday and Today’s Sights and Insights)

Yesterday’s entry was more topical so I decided against shots that were off the subject. I thought I might include them in today’s post instead.

Our heartfelt dinner convo happened over yummy sushi last night. I will always be grateful to God for Japanese food! πŸ£πŸ™πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅
Β 
I also loved how establishments now have their Christmas decors up! It makes me feel even more excited to spend Christmas and New Year back home!



Today, I am grateful for the time I got to spend brainstorming for our December series with this team. Although the meeting lasted for almost 5 hours, it was definitely a moment of resting in the fact that God is our source of wisdom, knowledge, and understanding. I especially loved how, when faced with a creative block, one or two would utter a quick prayer or even speak in tongues!


We has communion tonight at our 5:00 and 7:00 PM Youth Services and remembering what Jesus has done for humanity on the cross has always been a humbling and enabling moment. I am grateful for the reminder that I do not deserve His mercy and grace and yet He came, died on the cross on my behalf, so I can live a life devoid of chains, a life sustained only by His love.

During tonight’s preaching on Stewardship, Ate Babes exhorted the crowd to end entitlement by choosing to be grateful.

There will always be moments when we would feel like we do not have what we deserve. There will also be those moments when we couldn’t be good stewards of what has been entrusted to us. It was good to be reminded tonight that we do not own anything, but because we are sons and daughters of the King, we are blessed beyond measure and so we are to be good stewards of every provision.

Finally, I am grateful to have spent time with these ladies over dinner. It has always been a blessing that I get to do what God has called me to do alongside colleagues I can call friends and sisters!

– – –

About 30 Days of Gratitude

I decided to breathe life into this blog some more by counting down to a special day exactly a month from now while counting the things I am thankful for in a day. I realized I’ve always found it hard to blog because I’ve been writing mostly musings and reflections, my tendency to debate and negate my own thoughts would usually make me decide against publishing posts (don’t ask how many drafts I have now). I figured day-in-a-life type of posts would probably help me get back to the discipline of writing even if a post would contain more pictures than words.


Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s