“If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I’m about to do today?”

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Be Thankful


Thanks for not having.
Be thankful that you don't already have everything you desire.
If you did, what would there be to look forward to?

Thanks for lacking knowledge.
Be thankful when you don't know something,
for it gives you the opportunity to learn.

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

Thanks for limitations.
Be thankful for your limitations,
because they give you opportunities for improvement.

Thanks for challenges.
Be thankful for each new challenge,
because it will build your strength and character.

Thanks for mistakes made.
Be thankful for your mistakes.
They will teach you valuable lessons.

Thanks for exhaustion.
Be thankful when you're tired and weary,
because it means you've made the effort.

Thanks for setbacks.
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.

Thanks for troubles.
Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive.
Find a way to be thankful for your troubles,
and they can become your blessings.

Thanks for having.
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.

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