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 is easy to be thankful for the good things.
A life of rich fulfillment 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.
ARE YOU THANKFUL TODAY?LOOK AROUND & SEE ALL THE WONDERFUL THINGS TO BE THANKFUL FOR, DID YOU “HEAR” BIRDS SINGING?, DID YOU “SEE” THEE BUMBLE BEE BUZZING BY? DID YOU “SMELL” THE COFFEE BREWING?DID YOU “TASTE”& SAVORE EVERY LAST DROP? DID YOU “SENSE’HIS PRESENCE ALL AROUNDYOU?DID YOU THANK HIM?
1 Timothy 4:4-5 (NAS)
For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected, if it is received with gratitude; for it is sanctified by means of the word of God and prayer
1 Thessalonians 5:18 (NAS)
in everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus
Psalm 69:30 (NAS)
I will praise the name of God with song, And shall magnify Him with thanksgiving
Colossians 3:15 (NAS)
And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.