Tag: Praise

Choosing Gratitude: Chapter 6

Welcome to the Choosing Gratitude study! If you’re not sure what this is all about, we’re studying through Choosing Gratitude by Nancy Leigh DeMoss. See the Introduction for more details. How Can I Say Thanks? We’re finally getting to the heart of having a gratitude attitude — how can we make it happen? Here are some practical steps we […]

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A Blended Psalm of Praise

  A Psalm. For giving grateful praise.   Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits. Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable. SHOUT for JOY to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness, come before […]

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Still Giving Thanks?

Thanksgiving’s over. But are you still giving thanks? You’re probably mired in Christmas shopping, decorating, baking, and who-knows-how-many-other activities. Your kids are clamoring for toys. Your friends are pleading for your time. Your family wants more of you, more of stuff, and just more in general. And it’s so easy to get overwhelmed with the […]

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Come Thou Fount (paraphrased)

Sometimes I like to write out hymns in my own words. Because, though I sing them every week at church (and sometimes in between), I don’t always think about what I’m singing. I know the words, but I might not truly understand the message. So I write them in my own words. I personalize their depths of truth. I […]

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I Am Wonderfully Made!

Raise your hand if you ever feel like whining or complaining about being sick. *waves hand wildly* I’ve been dealing with a chronic illness (for which there is treatment but no cure) for about five years now. And lately I’ve had a whole laundry list of “nuisance” problems to deal with as well. And I […]

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