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 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. ~Author Unknown~ ~~ ~~ Who or What are you Thankful for?~~ ~~
~~~~~*****~~~~~ "I am Thankful for"~~~~~*****~~~~~
"The taxes I pay because it means I am employed." "The clothes that fit a little too snug because it means I have enough food to eat." "My shadow who watches me work, because it means I am out in the sunshine."
"A lawn that needs to be mowed, windows that have to be washed and gutters that need fixing, because it means I have a home." "The spot I have found at the end of a parking lot, because it means I am capable of walking."
"All the complaining I hear about our government, because it means we have freedom of speech." "The lady in church who sings off-key, because it means that I can hear."
"The huge piles of laundry and ironing because it means my loved ones are near." "The alarm that goes off in the early morning hours, because it means that I am alive." ~~~~~~Unknown~~~~~~~
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