Tuesday in the Fourth Week of Lent

Be ye thankful – Col. 3:15


Thou that hast given so much to me,

Give one thing more, a grateful heart.

Not thankful when it pleaseth me,

As if thy blessings had spare days;

But such a heart, whose pulse may be

Thy praise. – G. Herbert


If anyone were to ask, “What’s the shortest, surest way to happiness?”. The answer would be – make it a rule to praise God for everything that happens to you — The good and the bad. If you experience what you think is a disaster, and you turn around and thank God for it, you turn it into a blessing. It’s all in the attitude. You can do nothing more for yourself than to develop a constant thankful spirit. It heals and it turns all it touches into happiness.

About the author

Webb Hubbell is the former Associate Attorney General of The United States. His novels, When Men Betray, Ginger Snaps, A Game of Inches, The Eighteenth Green, and The East End are published by Beaufort Books and are available online or at your local bookstore. When Men Betray won one of the IndieFab awards for best novel in 2014. Ginger Snaps and The Eighteenth Green won the IPPY Awards Gold Medal for best suspense/thriller. His latest, “Light of Day” will be on the bookstands soon.

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