what’s your heart like?

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Gratitude warms the heart, draws you into God’s goodness, & blesses others around you.

It’s so vital for your spiritual well-being & overall health to examine your heart on a daily or weekly basis! Examining your heart may look like this:

-Ask God to reveal to you what is hindering the intimacy of your relationship first & foremost with Him, and then your relationship with your spouse, and friendships of siblings, friends, etc.

-Is there any unforgiveness or bitterness welling up inside of you? Why and how? And then repenting & asking God to release you from that.

-How do I feel about the current season of life I am in & why?

-What am I in need of?

-Is my heart focused on God and His ways or the ways of this world and my own personal agenda?

And lastly….

-Am I in a state of gratefulness and thankfulness or is my heart too focused on what I don’t have or can’t do?

Gratefulness is key to a healthy heart. Like I said earlier, gratefulness warms the heart, draws you into God’s goodness, & blesses others around you.

Having a heart of thankfulness in all situations can turn defrost any cold heart.

Being aware and intentional of all the blessings in your life, even the blessings in disguise, draws you closer to God Himself. Because every good & perfect gift is from above coming down from the Father! {James 1:17} God is revealed & glorified in our lives when we intentionally choose to focus on the things we are thankful for.

When we have a heart bursting with gladness that life itself is a gift and we are thankful, we shine Jesus’ light brighter than ever before. People will see your heart and they will question their own heart issues.

How is your heart? Is it full of thankfulness and gratitude or are you like me and need to be a little more intentional about living a life of sincere thanks to God? Today is the perfect day to examine your heart & get it right before God. Maybe you could start a journal of all the things you’re thankful for or commit to thanking God more in your prayers. He desires us to live a life of total gratitude.

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” {1 thess.5:18}

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2 thoughts on “what’s your heart like?

  1. Good word Katie! I really needed this today and continually.Thank you for being obedient! I love that God has blessed me by …putting you in my life 🙂

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