Take Baby Steps
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If you are someone who has been negative for most of your life, the idea of becoming more grateful may be daunting. But you have the ability to make one choice each day which can, over the course of weeks or months, retrain your brain.
Be grateful for one thing each day: the clothes on your back, a recent promotion, or a full fridge. As you begin to count your blessings, you may find yourself counting more and more every day.
Being grateful is easier said than done. But like everything else in life, it is possible with the right perspective and help from the Lord. When we retrain our brains to see the world as an unending supply of good gifts from the Lord, we (and our souls) will benefit.
Michelle S. Lazurek is a multi-genre award-winning author, speaker, pastor's wife and mother. She is a regular contributor for ibelieve.com and crosswalk.com and is a movie reviewer for Movieguide Magazine. She also is a literary agent for Wordwise Media Services. When not working, she enjoys sipping a Starbucks latte, collecting 80s memorabilia and spending time with her family and her crazy dog, Cookie. For more info, please visit her website www.michellelazurek.com.
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