Archive for November 24, 2009

How many times have you been to a restaurant and experienced bad service, bad food or worse, a bad waiter?

I know I’m the only unrighteous person in the mix, but let’s pretend. Now think back to how quick it took you to lose your religion and yawp for a manager to complain. Hear the harp music? See the memory?

Wall Watchers, it’s so easy to complain. It’s so hard to say thanks, which is why the Bible is full of ruminations and reminders about giving thanks. Take this one:

Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God (Philippians 4:4-6 NKJV).

Blessings take time to get to you, right? Well, the next time you have a good time at your local eatery or speak with a pleasant person on the phone, take time to thank them! This day is about giving thanks. It feels great when folk thank you. How hard is it to be mindful of which the things you are thankful, and make a godly request for others.

I thank God for each of you who have visited, subscribed, commented and linked to The Writing on the Wall. Much love and prayers for you and yours. Have a blessed Thanks-giving. We’ll be back to the news after the holy-day! Peace.

Oh, and thanks to the Skit Guys for this giggle.

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