Is today a “down” day? Are your children suffering from a serious case of the “ungrateful bug”? Do you feel distracted and unfocused in your walk with God?
Here’s a simple exercise to put your blessings back into their proper perspective.
STEP 1: Get a piece of paper and something with which to write.
STEP 2: Read Psalm 124. A Song of Ascents. Of David.
___ If it had not been the LORD who was on our side—
_____ let Israel now say—
___ if it had not been the LORD who was on our side
_____ when people rose up against us,
___ then they would have swallowed us up alive,
_____ when their anger was kindled against us;
___ then the flood would have swept us away,
_____ the torrent would have gone over us;
___ then over us would have gone
_____ the raging waters.
___ Blessed be the LORD,
_____ who has not given us
_____ as prey to their teeth!
___ We have escaped like a bird
_____ from the snare of the fowlers;
___ the snare is broken,
_____ and we have escaped!
___ Our help is in the name of the LORD,
_____ who made heaven and earth.
STEP 3: Write these words across the top of your piece of paper: