TToT 14:2 Inspiration

“Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.” – Albert Schweitzer
“Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
“Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is  shown in acts.” – Henri Frederic Amiel
“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” – W. Clement Stone

“We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.” – Albert Barnes
 
“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” – Oprah Winfrey
“One of the main reasons that we lose our enthusiasm in life is because we become ungrateful…we let what was once a miracle become common to us. We get so accustomed to his goodness it becomes a routine.” – Joel Osteen
“We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction” – Harry A. Ironside
“Life without thankfulness is devoid of love and passion. Hope without thankfulness is lacking in fine perception. Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude. Every virtue divorced from thankfulness is maimed and limps along the spiritual road.” – John Henry Jowett 
“Rest and be thankful” – William Wordsworth


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25 thoughts on “TToT 14:2 Inspiration

  1. Yes, though I'm not sure that if you concentrate on what you have, it stands to reason you'll get more. More grateful, yes, but I don't think it snowballs into actual additional gain.

    Or perhaps it does – this Thankful hop has done amazing things and I've gained a lot from it…

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  2. Any time – when I first saw them, I thought they were so, so beautiful I just had to share them somehow. There are some Good Things on Buzzfeed, just occasionally. This is one of my favourites.

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  3. What a fantastic collection of quotes!! I especially loved this one —> “We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction” – Harry A. Ironside

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