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Developing an attitude of gratitude

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Today in church we learned about the Israelites who were led from slavery out of Egypt and into the promised land. Often, instead of thanking God for their deliverance, daily food & shelter, they complained.

I felt a pang of guilt because I, too, often focus on what I don't have rather than what I do.

This week I will focus on an attitude of gratitude. Not the fact that the scale isn't showing losses as fast as I want but that I have lost and learned much in these past 15 weeks. The fact that I'm making new healthy habits that I can incorporate into my daily routine for the long term.

And grateful that I have an abundance of food
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and exercise choices
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Good health, friends on and off SP who encourage & motivate.
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  • GGCHET
    Love this. So Very True.
    My very favorite acronym is PGFWABF!!!!
    Can you guess what it stands for!!!

    Being grateful should be our first thought & last thought
    each & everyday.
    Blessings,
    Gail in MD
    1536 days ago
  • NAYKNITS
    excellent reminder! emoticon
    1539 days ago
  • LEIAWINS
    So TRUE!! Thanks for reminding me!!!
    1539 days ago
  • KA_JUN
    We have options, we're truly blessed in that sense. In some way, I feel we're obligated to make the best with the hand we've been dealt. emoticon
    1539 days ago
  • MONTREAL12
    Isn't this just a wonderful acknowledgement of the graces that we share! emoticon
    1540 days ago
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