A Thankful Heart

** I received a free copy of the book from Cedar Fort Publishing in exchange for a review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. As I’ve recently mentioned, I am focusing on gratitude and being thankful to help bring myself closer to Christ. So I was very excited to be able to read this book.

A Thankful Heart is a wonderful month long devotional to help develop a heart more full of gratitude to become closer to Heavenly Father.
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This book is set up with 31 teachings or devotionals to focus on gratitude. It has a quote from a general authority in the LDS Church, a small parable or lesson, scripture references, and an ending thought. Christensen says that you can read these one of two ways–straight through, or take one teaching a day. That is what I’ve decided to do–one a day. Every day, when I wake up, I read two chapters of scriptures (right now I just finished 2 Kings), and then I’ll read one teaching from this book. So, to be honest, I’m not finished with it, but it has done wonders to help me begin each day with gratitude. I am also highlighting all the references in my scriptures as they have to do with gratitude. But, even in my personal scripture study, I’m noticing more and more verses of gratitude and thanksgiving. It truly is what Christ wants us to do. I’ve seen myself kneel and say morning prayers more often, and my evening prayers are more full of gratitude. It has really helped improve my mental and emotional health, as well as strengthen my testimony and faith in Christ and His Church. Whether you are Mormon or not, I strongly suggest this book to help in your study of gratitude and recognizing all of God’s blessings in your life!

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A Thankful Heart is a wonderful month long devotional to help develop a heart more full of gratitude to become closer to Heavenly Father.

What are you doing to be more grateful in your life and see His blessings?

Tayler is a work at home mom. She does free lance articles and dabbles in graphic design and virtual assisting for bloggers. She spent 3 years as a history and English teacher. Her passions are her husband, two children, history, reading, nature, and her Savior, Jesus Christ.
  • Starting in November my hubby and I will be doing a thankful jar! I'm super excited!