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Thanksgiving is approaching fast.  Especially at this time of year, we pause to think about our lives.  We consider all that we have to be thankful for.  It’s a good time to examine our lives and consider the choices we make that bring blessings and also those that are harmful and some even sinful.

Let’s use an illustration to examine our lives.  Think of a water glass as representing your life.  The “water” that fills the “glass” is that which fills your life.  Now think about the “water.”  Is it clean, fresh water? Or is it muddy water?  We all choose the kind of “water” that fills our “glass.”

Approval or condemnation; Blessings or misfortunes; Boldness or timidity; Cheer or misery; Comfort or torment; Consolation or affliction; Contentment or anguish; Devotion or disregard; Discretion or indiscretion; Enthusiasm or indifference; Faithfulness or apostasy; Fellowship or enmity; Fidelity or disloyalty; Friendship or estrangement; Knowledge or ignorance; Love or heartache; Gentleness or hardness; Godliness or godlessness; Good fortune or calamity; Goodness or corruption; Graciousness or conditionality; Health or sickness; ness or wickedness; Honor or dishonor; Hope or despair; Humility or pride; Joys or troubles; Meekness or arrogance; Obedience or sin; Orthodoxy or heresy; Passion or apathy; Peace or conflict; Piety or impiety; Prosperity or poverty; Purity or impurity; Regard or neglect; Relief or trauma; Respectfulness or disrespect; Reverence or irreverence; Right or wrong; Righteousness or blasphemy; Sincerity or insincerity; Successes or failures; Tenderness or roughness; Thoughtfulness or thoughtlessness; Truth or lies; Wisdom or stupidity; Worship or neglect.

A Choice

You get the idea.  The question is not whether your glass is half full or half empty.  The real question is, what fills your glass?
We all choose what fills our glass.  Watch this short video and be inspired by knowing that because you are in Christ, your glass is always half-filled with precisely what you need. In Christ, we have everything we need.  So we should always give thanks for our “glass” and praise our God.  We should always let His fullness in our “glass” direct that which fills the rest.

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