Is Your Day Unbearable?
When your day seems unbearable and you have no friend
in the world just take a moment to look around and give thanks for what
you do have. Take a moment to say LORD, thank you for all you do
Lord, thank you for this sink of dirty dishes; we have plenty of food to
Thank you for these many piles of dirty, stinky, laundry; we have plenty
of nice clothes to wear.
And I would like to thank you, Lord, for those unmade beds; they were so
warm and comfortable last night. I know that many have no bed at all.
My thanks to you, Lord, for this bathroom, complete with all the
splattered mirrors, soggy, grimy towels and dirty sink; they are so
Thank you for this finger-smudged refrigerator that needs cleaning; it
has served us faithfully for many years. It is full of cold drinks and
enough leftovers for two or three meals, and they are so many going
Even though the routine of my job is often monotonous, thank you, Lord,
for the opportunity to work; there are many who have no job.
Even though I grumble and bemoan my fate from day to day and wish my
circumstances were not so modest, thank you, Lord, for life; there are
many who will die today.
THANK YOU, LORD!