Simple Tips to Develop and Nurture a Grateful Heart
Being grateful is a way of life to find a heart that is filled with joy and peace. Nevertheless, having a grateful heart isn’t easy; we aren’t born with it, but it takes discipline and practice to possess it. We ought to be thankful in all circumstances to do God’s will in our lives.
“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18.
Here are some tips to develop and nurture a grateful heart.
- Meditation and prayer.
Remembering everything God has done for you and praying out your gratitude to Him every day is a key ingredient to a grateful heart.
- Reflect on God’s Word.
Nothing can fill your heart with gratitude and thanksgiving more swiftly than to reflect on God’s Word. The promise Box is loaded with God’s Promises for you which is an amazing tool for spiritual reflection.
- Keep a gratitude journal.
Make a list of all the good things you’ve received every day and reflect on them.
- Send a thank you note.
Make it a habit to write a thank you note on Cards-Pass It On-What A Blessing and send it to someone who has impacted your life each day.
- Count your blessings.
Counting your blessings help you refocus on what you have instead of what you lack.
- Be surrounded with grateful friends.
- Appreciate simple little things.
Life is uncertain and we cannot stop negative things from happening, yet the ability to appreciate the simple little things can help us see the good in spite of adversity. “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.”– Romans 8:28.