Do you need a reason to thank God?

January 28, 2013 by  
Filed under newsletter-miscellaneous

Iillness

If you woke up this morning with more health than illness, you are more blessed than a million people who will not survive this week.

Torture

If you have never experienced the danger of battle, the loneliness of imprisonment, the agony of torture or pangs of starvation, you are ahead of 500 million people in the world today.

fear of harassment, arrest, torture or even death

If you can attend an ideological meeting without fear of harassment, arrest, torture or even death, you are more blessed than 3 billion people in the world.

Food

If you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on your back, a roof overhead and a place to sleep, you are richer than 75% of the world’s population.

Money

If you have money in the bank, money in your wallet, and spare change in a dish some place, you are among the top eight percent of the world’s wealthy.

Reading

If you can read you are more fortunate than over 2 billion people in the world who cannot read at all.

“Enter his gates with thanksgiving in your heart.”
Psalm 100:4

 

– fwd: tamara martin

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