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The Way of Gratitude

“May we rest in goodness, gratitude, and wonder all the days of our lives.” Hannah Rowen Fry writes thoughtful reflections on Scripture, inviting you to marvel at God’s character in The Way of Gratitude.

What is The


Of Gratitude?

The Way of Gratitude features:

Experience greater joy in the present moment as you learn about gratitude as a lifestyle. Allow Holy Spirit to transform your life through reading Scripture and responding to the Word of God without legalism, judgment, or guilt. Slow down and choose simplicity; rest in God’s goodness.


The Sounds of Gratitude:

Songs that inspired The Way of Gratitude Devotional

An Excerpt from The Way of Gratitude

An Excerpt from 
The Way of Gratitude

“When making a case for gratitude as a lifestyle, it’s easy to assume that it means we ought to be thankful for everything and everyone. We can assume it means everything happens for a reason. Neither of these are true statements. Neither are found in scripture. Neither are aligned with the teachings of Jesus. If you journey through this devotional and come to the end of it thinking you ought to be thankful for the terrible parts of your life, then my goal has not been accomplished.

Gratitude as a way of life goes beyond politeness and manners. It oozes thanksgiving from our heart so strongly, we can feel it physically and emotionally. It’s an expression of love, generosity, and humility. We can sit alone and be so deeply thankful we are brought to tears. We can dwell with others and strengthen our relationships by listening, an act of gratitude that says “Thank you for sharing your story – your vulnerability – with me.” The way of gratitude is not just about keeping a list of what we’re thankful for, it is an embodiment of the gift of salvation through Christ seeping into every part of our lives.

Throughout this journal, you will be asked to reflect, to question, and to wonder. There are two primary functions of wonder: curiosity and awe.

In curiosity, we ask questions. “I wonder what this means for my life?” or “I wonder why this is worth mentioning?”

In awe, we marvel at God’s mercy, character, and magnitude. Here we say, “Behold the wonder of God!” or one of my favorite hymns, “When I survey the wondrous cross…”

Both functions of wonder connect our hearts to our minds, deepening our faith and inviting us to abide in Jesus.”

Hannah Rowen Fry is a writer, speaker, and encourager. Her writing consists of observations of daily life, and uses daily reflections to guide others to live out their God-given purpose. Hannah’s passion is to help others experience greater joy in the present moment. 

She shares practical tips, helpful resources, and clear purposeful steps to abide in Jesus daily without legalism, judgment, or guilt. Her thoughtful reflections on Scripture invite those who have felt overwhelmed with their lifestyle, thoughts, or schedule to slow down and choose simplicity. Guided by encouragement, generosity, gratitude, and a healthy dose of responsibility, readers are invited to experience freedom as they find spiritual rhythms that cultivate faith and help them step into their God-purpose. 

Hannah lives in Jacksonville Beach, Florida with her husband Matt, and spends most of her free time walking on the beach, frolicking around DisneyWorld, and listening to Taylor Swift. Read more about her and her work at www.hannahrowenfry.com.