Monday, December 13, 2010

be thankful

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.
It gives you the opportunity to learn.

Be thankful for the difficult times.
During those times you grow.

Be thankful for your limitations.
They give you opportunities for improvement.

Be thankful for each new challenge.
They 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.

~Author Unknown


  1. ''Be thankful when you’re tired and weary
    Because it means you’ve made a difference.''

    ...that line did me lots of good.

    Thank you, Lisa.

  2. This post really spoke to me this morning. Thank you for sharing this. I am growing and making a difference and developing stength and character, and I can give myself permission to see that. Thank you. :-) Be well.


  3. perfect timing, as always, Lisa.

  4. That is a pretty special way to look at the world. thank you for this.


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