Saturday, November 26, 2005

Think about and then cultivate thankfulness

Still busy, so if you are visiting go and read this post by Bob Kauflin:

Our culture puts a high value on being "real" as we come before God. Genuine. Vulnerable. Authentic. The Psalmists don’t hesitate to tell God when life is a mess and they’re struggling. (Check out Psalm 13, 42, and 88). But in a society where self-expression is often hailed as the ultimate virtue, I’m not sure that "being real" before God is my problem. Being thankful is.... [Read more]

Very true, and inspiring. But if our culture finds being honest to God easy more than most (and I think we do), it is strange that it doesn't seep through into our worship songs (at least the popular ones).


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