Gratitude and not Taking for Granted

Can you see the holiness in those things you take for granted--a paved road or a washing machine? If you concentrate on finding what is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.

— Rabbi Harold Kushner —

Can you see the holiness in those things you take for granted–a paved road or a washing machine? If you concentrate on finding what is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul…

Gratititude and Being Wise

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.

— Epictetus —

“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus

Gratitude and Opening Our Eyes

As with all commandments, gratitude is a description of a successful mode of living. The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us.

— James E. Faust —

As with all commandments, gratitude is a description of a successful mode of living. The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us…

God’s Gratitude Making Moments

He who walks with the Lord and keeps constant contact with Him will see many reasons for rejoicing and thanksgiving all day long.

— Unknown —

He who walks with the Lord and keeps constant contact with Him will see many reasons for rejoicing and thanksgiving all day long…

Gratitude and Strength Training

Being thankful is not always experienced as a natural state of existence, we must work at it, akin to a type of strength training for the heart.

— Larissa Gomez —

Being thankful is not always experienced as a natural state of existence, we must work at it, akin to a type of strength training for the heart.

Gratitude and Thanking for Granted

We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.

— Cynthia Ozick —

I don’t know about you, but I have a tendency of taking things for granted and/or being so immersed in life that my attitude forces me to see all that is “half empty” in the world. A discipline I started not too long ago entails me acknowledging something I am grateful for each morning while…

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Gratitude in ALL Things

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

— Brian Tracy —

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Grateful For Faith and Beauty in Disorder

The beauty of a wildflower is manifested through the untidy and somewhat clustered look of its habitat.

— JMeyer —

The beauty of a wildflower is manifested through the untidy and somewhat clustered look of its habitat…

Gratitude in Everything

If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.

— Rabbi Harold Kushner —

If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul…

Grateful for Our Vets

Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it...it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.

— Unknown —

Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it…it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it…