Happy Thanksgiving! I hope your day is filled with love, good food and delight. I call this Thanksgiving Table set Simple Luxe. The fresh and simple is reflected in the white handcrafted Maison Versailles Blanc plates, classic serveware and crystal stemware. Purple is considered a royal color, which adds an element of luxury to the table setting.
Here’s a little sweet Thanksgiving Table Decor inspiration. It’s all elegant with lots of metallics!
How easy it is to become discontented. Life doesn’t go the way we expect. Dreams fade. People disappoint. We have things but no peace. We have less than we want and feel neglected. We grasp and grab, but end up empty-handed.
Content: state of satisfaction; peaceful happiness; satisfied; pleased; happy; cheerful; untroubled; unworried
The Apostle Paul wrote that he learned “how to be” in whatever state he was found. He learned to be content. What a marvelous thought to know how to be full and hungry; how to have plenty and suffer need.
Philippians 4:11 Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.
I love how Paul stated he learned this. We are not innately wired to do this, but a series of lessons and application bring about this learning.
Food & Clothes
I’ve pondered about contentment. Just like you, I’ve felt discontented about many things in this life. But I keep going back to what 1 Timothy 6:8 says.
And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.
Do you have food? Do you have clothes? Be content. You may not have all of your desires, but if your basic needs are met, be content. God will never leave me nor forsake me—these are things I tell myself.
Jesus told us to not be troubled, cast our cares on Him, be of good cheer and to be anxious or worried for nothing. What was He saying? Be content. Even when it looks like you or I have nothing, we have everything. We have Jesus.
Hugs & Love!