Gratitude may sound counter-intuitive when there seems nothing to be grateful for. But this writer found that being grateful for the good at hand released her from feelings of desperation. Soon there was a turn-around in her circumstances. Read how it happened…

“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.”

Philippians 4:6, 7, New Living Translation

“Are we really grateful for the good already received? Then we shall avail ourselves of the blessings we have, and thus be fitted to receive more.”

Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p.3

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