Tongues AfireWhen have you recently endured the wound of another person’s words?
Poem Video "Giving Thanks" Written By Timothy Jon Barrett
"Giving Thanks" came to me on none other than Thanksgiving Day as I was thanking God for all of his wonderful blessings. The more I prayed, the more rehearsed and ho-hum my prayer of Thanksgiving sounded. Don't get me wrong, even the smallest of things, we should give God thanks for, but for some reason I felt a deeper thanks was needed. I think we all get into a routine of thanksgiving, that frankly, God gets bored with. We thank him for shallow things, and material things that to my ears started sounding a little selfish. I mean,"thank you God for Kitty Bob" and "Thank you God for your spiritual gifts" are worlds apart. I guess I just feel a deeper thanks is needed in all of our lives. A deeper walk, A sincere praise, a hearty thanks, to a God who deserves it all and without whom we would all be lost, with nothing to give thanks for. We celebrate Jesus' resurrection one day a year, his birth one day a year and emphasize giving God thanks one day a year. IS THAT ENOUGH!!!