3 Important Benefits of Gratitude in the Tough Times

3 Important Benefits of Gratitude in the Tough Times

In today's episode I want to talk about thankfulness & gratitude. 

It can be really hard to feel grateful when we're going through a tough time, but I believe that it's just as important as ever to find things to appreciate in our lives, and to express our thankfulness to God and others. In this episode, I'm going to share with you three (3) reasons why being grateful in tough times is so important. So grab a cup of coffee or tea and join me as we explore the importance of gratitude.

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Exiting Existing Negative Influences

Exiting Existing Negative Influences

Welcome to the rerouting harmful influences series on Legacy Living TODAY with Dawn Baggett, that’s me. 

In this episode our focus is identifying and exiting existing negative influences that may lead to temptations, to getting derailed from your path, and hindering your progress.  As mamas we’re careful to monitor the harmful influences that may impact our young children.  As they get older, it becomes harder to do. 
What about ourselves?  
We aren’t immune from dangerous influences just because we’re adults.  



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Navigating Personal Temptations

Navigating Personal Temptations
Of course we all have them. We all have Temptations. And of course they tend to come at the least optimal times for us. 

Under Stress
One of those times is when you or I are under a great deal of stress. We can’t always get away from stress of course. But if you’re living in a state of continually high stress it can have a host of negative harmful effects on you. Do you have a plan in place and are you taking the steps to address your high, ongoing stress?


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Persecution - No Surprise

Persecution - No Surprise
What is persecution? What does it mean to be persecuted as a Christian?

Persecution is the act of harassing, oppressing, or killing people because of their difference from society. Christians are persecuted because their belief in Jesus Christ as Savior does not conform to the godlessness of a sinful world.
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persecution, Christian, harassment, oppression, vulnerable,

"Not Me!" - False Accusations

"Not Me!" - False Accusations
It’s easy to feel a flood of emotion and become extremely defensive when we're feeling judged and judged wrongly. It can be a trigger if this happened before in your past, or if there’s a trauma background.  If you have a background where you were not allowed to really express your own feelings, emotions or opinions and just had to tiptoe around others in order to just get by --  When unjustly and unfairly accused now, what do you do? 
What's the proper response?

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drama, escalation, false accusations, personal relationships, unfair, misjudged, judged
 
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