A newly arrived soul in Heaven was met by St. Peter, and he took him on a tour around Heaven.  They walked inside a large workroom filled with Angels working.  St. Peter stopped and said, “This is the Receiving Section.  Here is where all the prayer requests to God are received”.  The soul looked at the section, and it was terribly busy with so many angels sorting out prayer requests from all over the world.

They walked again until they reached the next section, and St. Peter told the soul, “This is the Packaging and Delivery Section.  Here is where the graces and blessings the people asked for are packed and delivered to the persons who asked for them” The soul noticed there were just as many Angels working in that room.

Finally at the next section the soul stopped, and to his surprise there was only one Angel there basically doing nothing.  “This is the Acknowledging Section,” St. Peter told the soul.  “How is it that there is no work here?”  “That’s the sad thing”, St. Peter answered.  “After the people received the blessings very few send their acknowledgments”.  “How does one acknowledge God’s blessing?”  “Simple”, St. Peter answered.  “Just say, “’Thank you, Lord’.”

I thank you Lord, for giving me the chance to share this message with others and for giving me so many wonderful people to share this with.

If you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on your back, a roof overhead and a place to sleep you are richer than 75% of this world…SAY THANK YOU LORD

If you have money in the bank, in your wallet, and spare change in a dish someplace…you are among the top 8% of the world’s wealthy…SAY THANK YOU LORD

If you woke up this morning with more health than illness…you are more blessed than the millions who will not survive this week…SAY THANK YOU LORD

If you have never experienced the danger of battle, the loneliness of imprisonment, the agony of torture, or the pangs of starvation you are ahead of 500 million people in the world…SAY THANK YOU LORD

 If you can attend a church meeting without fear of harassment, arrest, torture, or death are more blessed than three billion people in the world…SAY THANK YOU LORD

If you can hold someone’s hand, hug them or even touch them on the shoulder…you are blessed because you can offer healing touch.. SAY THANK YOU LORD

If you can read this message, you just received a double blessing in that someone was thinking of you, and furthermore, you are more blessed than over two billion people in the world that cannot read at all…SAY THANK YOU LORD

Have a blessed day, count your blessings, and remind everyone else how blessed we all are.



Thank God for what you have, Trust God for what you need 


About Shearon Hurst

I've been in the ministry for over 20 years. My writing ministry has been blessing people on the internet for over 10 years with words of encouragement which I send out to strengthen and comfort those in their walk with the Lord. I can easily speak on the subject of letting go, let God and get on with your life so you can move on a higher level. Having dealt with abuse, abandonment, rejection, and disappointment; I overcame the odds against me and pressed my way forward as the Spirit of the Lord led me into a more glorious path. I have a passion for the heart of women, and can minister to the wounded and broken hearted. I can speak to married women having been there and done that... to the single again women being there. My plethora of life experiences gives value to my desire to share and help others. My love for the Lord is what drives me to take a leap of faith and lean on God’s infinite wisdom, because I know with Christ nothing is impossible.
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