Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving," and the words of John Fitzgerald Kennedy tell us that, "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” —
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings.
The thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.
Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got, he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get.
The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say 'thank you?'
If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.
The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.