Philippians 4:6 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with THANKSGIVING let your requests be made known unto God.
Some people seem to always look at the dark side of things. They never seem to be thankful. I am reminded of an old story of a woman who had a fantastic potato harvest with all her potatoes being almost perfect. One of her neighbors commented on the fact that she should be very thankful for such a beautiful crop of potatoes. She responded, "That's good all right enough but what am I supposed to do for the bad ones to feed the pigs?"
If we concentrate on what we don't have and fail to see all the things we do have it causes us to complain and have a negative attitude. It happens to all of us at times. Not long ago I was having a little pity party and my son took me to task over it. He began to point out how blessed I was and I felt a little ashamed over it.
Many people in the world go to bed hungry each night not knowing where their next meal will come from. One of the biggest problems in our country is people being overweight. Our homes would be considered mansions in many countries. Let's stop and give thanks to God for the way he has blessed us. He is so Good to us all.
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