Reading: Genesis 28: 10-19 (Click to read text)
I've gone on enough overnights at camp to know that it's not fun to sleep on a root. That's why I'm amazed that Jacob just took a stone and laid his head down on it. That doesn't sound comfortable to me!
But yet, even with these circumstances, Jacob is overjoyed the next morning. He said the place was even awesome. He took what could be viewed as a negative and turned it into a positive.
That's what our staff is doing this week at camp. On Sunday, I declared that this was "Thanksgiving Week." Anytime the staff has a negative thought or comment, they are to turn it around into something positive. For instance, if they are about to complain about the rain, they should instead thank God for weather that provides water for the earth.
How can you turn your negative thoughts into positives this week and any week?
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