Thursday, November 22, 2012

We Have Forgotten

"We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of Heaven. We have been preserved, these many years, in peace and prosperity. We have grown in numbers, wealth and power, as no other nation has ever grown.

But we have forgotten God. We have forgotten the gracious hand which preserved us in peace, and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us; and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our hearts, that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own.

Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self-sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us!"

~Abraham Lincoln

Take a moment to re-read this quote. Now, take two moments to think about it.

We have become to proud to acknowledge God! This is why I think Thanksgiving is such an important holiday. We need to remember that everything we think we have accomplished, everything we think we have earned, everything we think we have learned, is not strictly of our own doing, but rather by God blessing us with the capabilities to do said things.

Without God blessing me with fingers, I wouldn't be able to write here. Without God blessing me with my family, I probably wouldn't be writing here. Without God blessing me with life, I wouldn't be here at all!

Really, take 5 minutes and begin to count your blessings!

"count your many blessings, name them one by one, count your many blessings; see what God hath done!"

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