Be Thankful


Be Thankful
By Author Unknown

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,
for it gives you the opportunity to learn.

Be thankful for the difficult times.
During those times you grow.
Be thankful for your limitations,
because they give you opportunities for improvement.
Be thankful for each new challenge,
because it 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's 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.

4 comments

Karena Albert said...

Beautiful thoughts for the Thanksgiving Holiday!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours Julia!!
xoxo
Karena
The Arts by Karena

angie said...

danke für die tollen bilder!!! einen schönen abend wünscht angie

designchic said...

Such a beautiful poem and great reminder to us all - hope yours was wonderful!

Classiq said...

Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving, Julie!

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