Oh come, let us sing to the Lord;
let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!
Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving;
let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! ~ Psalm 95: 1-2
During these prayers, I always dedicate a line to thanking God for all He's done for me and all the good people He's put into my life.
I say the line every time. The problem was, I was regurgitating the line, somewhere in the middle of a laundry-list of requests, without really thinking about the line. It was a line, but I wasn’t feeling the thanks.
Saying, "thank you," without feeling gratitude is hollow, just empty words.
Thanksgiving is upon us; a holiday based on giving thanks. I think it may be a good time to a prayer, purely of thanks, to my daily repertoire.
My Father in Heaven, thank You for all You've done for me throughout my life and all good people You've put into my life. I say thank You in the name of Your Son, Jesus Christ, Amen.