November 2010 Entries
Am I thankful? As this season of giving thanks has fallen upon us, I have been asking myself this question more and more. Being thankful is really a matter of perspective. We can choose to acknowledge the blessings or see the problems and daily life annoyances. It’s a choice.
This week has been littered with hurdles. My days seemed to be an obstacle course of stress. Even feeling this way, I had to decide if it was going to let my days conquered me or if I was going to have faith that God would help me conquer my obstacles. Parenting is stressful. Between tantrums and sickness it can be hard to even have the strength at night to brush your own teeth, let alone pat yourself on the back for a day well done.
When I was a young child, every night my Mom would say, “Brush your teeth and say your prayers; it’s time for bed”. Since I dreaded bedtime, I dreaded prayer time. Why prayer for some is designated to the night or morning or any particular time I do not know. Our prayers should be constant to God.