November 21, 2012
Tomorrow is the day we pause as a nation to to give thanks for our many blessings. Some of you know nothing different than “the” picturesque American Thanksgiving Day.
THE SCENE: Loved ones sitting around a big dining room table feasting upon an abundance of comfort food as laughter and conversation fill the air. Once everyone is full, the party moves to the living room to lie around the fire and enjoy a good football game or perhaps an afternoon nap. What a joyous occasion! Right? Sadly, for many, not so much.
THE TRUTH: People all around us and even members among that “ideal” setting are struggling in one way or another. Believe it or not, among every 100 people…your neighbors…your family…your loved ones, THIS is reality:
THE CHALLENGE: Holidays do not delete life’s hardships. In fact, they intensify the impact and loneliness. If you have hope in Jesus- even if you are facing your own hardship- Thanksgiving is the perfect opportunity to LOOK AROUND and share your HOPE with:
We challenge you to start building relationships now by:
We look forward to hearing the opportunities the Lord presents you this Thanksgiving as, with a thankful heart, you are purposeful and intentional in sharing the HOPE He has given YOU.
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at My Hope with Billy Graham! God bless you.