Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.
Rushing through life, allowing outside influences to skew our focus, thinking only of self, hording our resources, the master mentality and many other reasons that we loose sight of “Being Thankful”.
I find this to be true while riding the motorcycle. It is a time for me to just sit back, clear my mind and relax. To not think on or pay attention to outside (outside me) things. But I have learned that there is much beauty outside (outside me) and if I don’t open my eyes wide and watch for things then I will surely miss them. They will simply be a blur and I will have missed something great.
God has so many things to show me, teach me, bless me with that don’t have anything to do with the inside (me). So although I am not perfect and I definitely don’t do it perfect every day, I strive to let the peace of Christ rule in my heart and look to the outside (others) and create peace within the whole body. To be thankful for each other, to be thankful for all experiences, to be thankful and see where He is leading me. Perfect…..No Striving…. Yes Thankful…… Absolutely!
I encourage you to look into the stories of the bible and find what the Lord is showing you. Know that He has great things in store for you if you will only focus and not loose sight.
Lord, I thank You always. Help me to stay focused in my heart.