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Contentment and gratitude


Tuesday, June 11, 2013

I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.
Philippians 4:10-12
It's so easy to want MORE. MORE money, MORE time, MORE benefits. MORE. While we reach to live our best life, and help others along the way, It is important to have an attitude of contentment too. Being dissatisfied with life can create anger.

Today be like Paul the Apostle who said; But godliness with contentment is great gain. 1 Timothy 6:5-7

Keep that attitude of gratitude!
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WILSONWR 6/11/2013 10:43PM

    You're so right - we need to be content!

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GRAMMYEAC 6/11/2013 8:50PM

    As I was taught growing up, be thankful for what you have. There is no need to overstrive for MORE. The best thing to strive for is to be BETTER!

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LINDAKAY228 6/11/2013 6:41PM

    Great reminder today! Thanks!

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GETSALONG 6/11/2013 5:28PM

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ONUTHIN125 6/11/2013 3:51PM

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1CRAZYDOG 6/11/2013 9:21AM

    Oh what a lovely message! You know, on those days when I AM feeling the push of MORE, MORE, MORE, I read my gratitude journal. That sets things straight again! Prioritizes things nicely.

HUGS and smiles.

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SLIMMERJESSE 6/11/2013 8:48AM

    Yes, I'm thankful. It's the only thing that keeps me grounded.

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SWEETNEEY 6/11/2013 7:45AM

    thanks, I will remember to be thankful.

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IOEINC 6/11/2013 7:24AM

    You are so right!! Being dissatisfied with life can create anger which leads to stress!! So much better to count your blessings rather than someone else's.

Have a very peaceful day!!

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SWEETYOUNGTHING 6/11/2013 7:16AM

    Some days this is easier than others; thanks for posting.

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MSLZZY 6/11/2013 6:56AM

    Sometimes less is more. HUGS!

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BESSHAILE 6/11/2013 6:48AM

    Paul is SO right - it is SUCH a great gain.

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SANDRALEET 6/11/2013 5:56AM

    We do not now how lucky we are So many have more then we need Must be true the more we have the more we want.

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PYNETREE 6/11/2013 5:54AM

    May we all find that Peace within ourselves!

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SUSIEPH1 6/11/2013 5:51AM

    You are so right.. It is better to be content than angry .
We still have to challenge ourselves to be the best we can be.
It is important to know the difference between being productive and being distructive.
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Hugs Susie

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