Did you know God wants you to enjoy your life so much today that you don’t even have time to think about yesterday? He wants you to be so thankful for what you have right now that you don’t think about what you don’t have.
Ecclesiastes 5:19-20 (NLT) says, “And it is a good thing to receive wealth from God and the good health to enjoy it. To enjoy your work and accept your lot in life—this is indeed a gift from God. God keeps such people so busy enjoying life that they take no time to brood over the past.” Many people live unsatisfied, unhappy lives, always wishing they had something else. “If only I had that house…. If only I had more money…. If only I had So-and-So’s life, then I’d be happy.”
But happiness is not found in a location, or a thing, or even a person. The Bible says that wealth, good health, and the ability to enjoy your work, and be happy with where you are in life are all gifts of God. And the people that walk in the greatest joy and contentment in life are thankful people!
Thankful people are the ones God can keep so busy enjoying life that they don’t have time to brood over the past or get depressed over what they don’t have. They choose to see even the mundane things in their lives as gifts!
THE TAKE AWAY
Choose to be thankful and enjoy your life today! God has great plans for you, and one of them is to keep you so busy enjoying your life today that you don’t have time to look at yesterday!