Category: Gratefulness

The Grateful Heart

As the colder and darker days of Advent arrive, let us enter them with joy and anticipation. There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart. – Celia Laighton Thaxter

Happy Thanksgiving – 2016

Grant me daily the grace of gratitude, to be thankful for all my many gifts, and so be freed from artificial needs, that I might lead a joyful, simple life. – Edward Hays, A Book of Wonders

Thank Heavens for . . .

Thanking heaven even for our difficulties and misfortunes is the best way to transform them. You will see your difficulties in a different light, as if you had wrapped them in a film of pure gold. – Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

The Greatest Gift

The greatest gift one can give is thanksgiving. In giving gifts, we give what we can spare, but in giving thanks we give ourselves. – David Steindl-Rast, Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer

A Life of Gratitude

The theme for the month of November is Gratitude. This continues a practice on this blog over the years I’ve been posting quotes, reflections, and photos. Thank you for reading and viewing! A life of gratitude accepts the bad with the good. Genuine gratitude… Continue Reading “A Life of Gratitude”

Door of Gratitude

  In moments of surprise we catch at least a glimpse of the joy to which gratefulness opens the door. David Steindl-Rast, Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer

The Fragrance of Gratitude

Gratitude is the sweet fragrance of an opening heart. – Aine Belton

Grateful Glimpses

In moments of surprise we catch at least a glimpse of the joy to which gratefulness opens the door. – David Steindl-Rast, Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer

Grateful through Experience

The grateful person knows that God is good, not by hearsay but by experience. And that is what makes all the difference. – Thomas Merton, Thoughts in Solitude

Gardening Gratefulness

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust