Thanksgiving Quotes and Poems
I'd never really understood the term 'practice gratitude'. I just thought that gratitude was an excuse, something that you said to people that were moaning about their situation, "You should be more grateful because some people are worse off than you" kind of thing.
To whoever or whatever is behind all of this, this life, I am grateful.
What are you grateful for?
The holiday rituals focus us on the highest aspects of ourselves. Do we share and are we thankful and loving for just one or two days? For a season? To reap a bountiful harvest of our humanity requires daily attentiveness beyond the celebratory rituals that so beautifully and dutifully remind us.
If returning to your hometown, having dinner with your extended family and eating yourself into a food coma aren't your bag
The big days of the year and the big celebrations of life will never go 100-percent according to plan. They will never be perfect. And once we accept that, it becomes a whole lot easier to relax and let the genuine love, gratitude, and goodwill flow. And ironically, that's the exact moment when those special days really do become perfect.
When I hear Dr. Kent Brantley thanking God for sparing his life, as well as thanking the public for their many prayers, I cannot help but wonder, What about the 1200 Africans who died of Ebola? Why were you spared but they were not?
The reason confidence is such a hot commodity is because when you're confident you advocate for yourself. You take risks