Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire.
If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
Be thankful when you don’t know something,
for it gives you the opportunity to learn.
Be thankful for the difficult times.
During those times you grow.
Be thankful for your limitations,
because they give you opportunities for improvement.
Be thankful for each new challenge,
because it will build your strength and character.
Be thankful for your mistakes.
They will teach you valuable lessons.
Be thankful when you’re tired and weary,
because it means you’ve made a difference.
It’s easy to be thankful for the good things.
A life of rich fulfilment comes to those who
are also thankful for the setbacks.
Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive.
Find a way to be thankful for your troubles,
and they can become your blessings.
Words to live by…
You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others. – Cicero
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out. – John Wooden
Be the change you wish to see in the world. – Gandhi
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of another. – Charles Dickens
— Author Unknown
Meditation: Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord! – Psalm 150:6
give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. – 1 Thessalonians 5:18
I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds. – Psalm 9:1
Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. – Psalm 100:4
From them will come songs of thanksgiving and the sound of rejoicing. I will add to their numbers, and they will not be decreased; I will bring them honor, and they will not be disdained. – Jeremiah 30:19
You will succeed because Jesus loves You!