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Pre-Thanks Giving #1
Thursday, October 28, 2021 by Barbara

Let’s prime our wells of gratitude and give thanks before “the day.” In these weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, let’s concentrate on a few areas and share our thanks. Today’s focus is…

What feeds your soul?

Isn’t it a thrill that our hearts and minds are not stagnant but always growing and thirsting for more? And isn’t it a greater thrill that God feeds these desires? We can never exhaust our hunger for truth or fully know God. We learn about Him through nature, people, and Holy Spirit revelation.

Our confinement during the pandemic introduced many of us to new teachers and stimulating speakers.

I have faithful friends who inspire my walk with God. Many have selflessly supported us through our relocation by moving furniture (twice over), providing meals, and encouraging us. But also new friends, like RS, who feed my spirit.

Many of the people who inspire me are writers. While some see the last line of Ecclesiastes 12:12 as negative—“Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body”—I say, “Praise God!” I am so thankful there is no end to book writing and I can pursue truth until I’m weary.

This year my chief inspiration has been Charles Spurgeon, specifically his devotional classic Morning and Evening. His creative choice of words opens my eyes to fresh perspective and my heart to revelations of God’s love.

So I ask, what friends, books, or teachers fill you up, inspiring you to live better and be more? Please share!


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