By Linda Olson
Daily Delights - Count your Blessings
I brought my little red sand pail. When I take a bit of sand in my hand, I attempt to count the grains of sand and it is impossible. I am here to help you discover the WOW in your life everyday. I call them Daily Delights.
Eric Hoffer says, “The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.”
There is an old hymn that says, “Count your many blessings, name them one by one, and it will surprise you what the Lord has done.” There is much wisdom in the words of this hymn, for not only is it a great practice to name your blessings, it is a way of acknowledging God for what He has done.
In the Old Testament, God asked Abraham to look up to the stars. He promised Abraham that he would have as many descendants as there were stars. This appeared to be impossible since Abraham and his wife, Sarah, were old and didn’t have any children. Although Abraham did not live to see all his descendants, God fulfilled that promise in generations to come. Max Lucado says, “We forget that impossible is one of God’s favorite words.”
God truly has more blessings for us than we can count. Psalm 40:5 says, “Many, O Lord my God, are the wonders which You have done, And Your thoughts toward us; There is none to compare with You. If I would declare and speak of them, They would be too numerous to count.” A great exercise to discover God’s blessings is not only to name the blessings verbally but to write them down. I challenge you to take ten to fifteen minutes a day and write down as many blessings as you can. You will be amazed at how quickly they will multiply. And what is even more significant, everything around you begins to take on a new perspective.
You know how often we want more in life but may not know exactly what that is or how to get it. Sometimes we are wanting things like going on a vacation that allows us a brief escape from all the responsibilities but then when we come home the responsibilities are all waiting for us. How do we get past being so overwhelmed and begin enjoying life again?
In this FREE teleseminar I will help you discover what it is that you want in 2014. We will take a look at what keeps us from enjoying the things we really want in life. Best of all, in a simple way, I will show you how to bring the WOW into your life everyday.
Join us for the Teleseminar on February 20, at 10:00a.m.(PST) or 6p.m. (PST). Just dial 605-475-4700 and enter the access code 904289 OR
if you are local, join us for a live presentation at the Lancaster Greenhouse Café on February 25, 6p.m. 1169 Commerce Center Dr. Just pick up a bite to eat and meet us in the backroom.
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