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Tag: complaining

Contentment is a choice.

Contentment is a choice.

Contentment is a topic that kept resurfacing over and over again this past week, and whenever that happens, I know the Lord is trying to teach me something.   Discontentment can creep into our hearts in the subtlest ways, like the other night when I […]

Thoughts on Complaining {from my teenage daughter}

Thoughts on Complaining {from my teenage daughter}

Today I have a guest post from my second daughter, Emily, who has been doing a personal study on complaining. She wrote this for a teenage audience and I asked if I could share it with you. Maybe you have a teen daughter that would […]

Thankfulness: Contentment’s Kin

Thankfulness: Contentment’s Kin

Still meditating on contentment, and realizing that when I am discontent (or when I grumble) I am raising my fist at God– not physically, mind you, because I know better than that. But, in my heart, it is just that. I.am.blaming.God. “In everything give thanks, […]