Memo to self: Wake up thankful. “When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” Marcus Aurelius
Tag Archives: Thankfulness
Bagpipers are not silent!
Say thank you often, regularly, exuberantly, jubilantly, generously, and with arms wide open! If in doubt, follow bagpipers – they make a joyful noise! “Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.” G.B. Stern
For that which we are about to eat, may we be truly thankful. “Some hae meat and canna eat, – And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, Sae let the Lord be thankit.” Robert Burns
Grace for Others
Remember when you were in grade school and someone else got picked to be teacher’s helper? Remember when your friend achieved an “A” when you only received a “B+” on the final math test? Remember when you found out someone was making a higher salary? Were you thankful? “It is delightfully easyContinue reading “Grace for Others”
We can all be rich in thankfulness. Even better, we can build reserves and share with our riches with others. “None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves and spend without fear of bankruptcy.” Fred De Witt Van Amburgh
“A Day of General Thanksgiving to Almighty God for the bountiful harvest with which Canada has been blessed – to be observed on the 2nd Monday in October.” Canadian Parliament proclamation, Thursday, January 31, 1957 I was once told that practice makes perfect; in my experience, I found that it also makes permanent. A thankful spiritContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving”
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