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Thankfulness

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Thankfulness is to be grateful for what you have. It is an attitude of gratitude for learning, loving, and being. It is also being grateful for the little things which happen around you and within you every day. It is an openness and willingness to receive each of Godís bounties. To be thankful is to have a sense of wonder about the beauty of this world and to welcome all of life as a gift. Thankfulness is a path to contentment.

I am practicing Thankfulness when I...

  • Have an attitude of gratitude
  • Appreciate my own abilities instead of envying othersí
  • See the difficulties of my life as opportunities to learn
  • Am receptive to gifts
  • Appreciate the beauty of this earth
  • Count my blessings every day
  • Offer thanks to the Creator

Affirmation

I am thankful for the many gifts within me and around me today. I celebrate each moment by opening myself to beauty and to learning. I expect the best.

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This virtue write-up comes from the work of The Virtue Project.  The Virtues Project is a global grassroots initiative to inspire the practice of virtues in everyday life. The Project is sparking a global revolution of kindness, justice, and integrity in more than 95 countries through its facilitators and Virtues Connections.  For more information visit www.virtuesproject.com.

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Thankfulness

Thankfulness is to be grateful for what you have. It is an attitude of gratitude for learning, loving, and being. It is also being grateful for the little things which happen around you and within you every day. It is an openness and willingness to receive each of Godís bounties. To be thankful is to have a sense of wonder about the beauty of this world and to welcome all of life as a gift. Thankfulness is a path to contentment.

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