Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Thanksgiving Reflections

Concord River Reflections

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.

~~ Author Unknown ~~


  1. So true, but difficult to embrace sometimes. my sister Tina has a tag line at the the end of her emails which roughly states that if you can't be grateful for everything you have, be grateful for all the things that you don't have.

    Big hugs :]

  2. Anonymous7:53 AM EST

    beautiful, Linda. This is perfect for today.

  3. That's some good stuff there. Enjoy your day!

    Big hugs, honey...

  4. wonderful advice! i was just working on a post of what i am thankful for (y'all)...

    smiles, bee

  5. Great advice Lixnda, thanks for sharing.

  6. Sage advice indeed. Sometimes it's very hard to be grateful. We should though. Always.

    Have a terrific day Linda. I hope you're not pulling a double tomorrow. Just saying. Big hug. :)

  7. well written. Happy Trhanksgiving, Linda

  8. Thankful to have a friend like you.
    Happy Thanksgiving.

  9. I loved that. Thank you for sharing! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.


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