It’s time time for counting all of our many blessings! One of my greatest blessings is having a wonderful ** like you!
Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live.
It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor.
Voila! It’s Thanksgiving day, the day we are honestly thankful and mass-slaughter those birds unlike the other 364 days of the year.
I am grateful and happy that you are my friend. With love and wishes for a very Happy Thanksgiving!
Where’s your fat turkey?! May the forks be with you!
In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back the people in this world who sustain our lives. In the end, maybe it’s wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices. Elizabeth Gilbert
And when I give thanks for the seemingly microscopic, I make a place for God to grow within me. Ann Voskamp
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. Epicurus
He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part; The full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart. J.A. Shedd
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. William Arthur Ward
“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
Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. ~ Eckhart Tolle
I see the glass half full and thank God for what I have. ~ Ana Monnar
Gratitude and love are always multiplied when you give freely. It is an infinite source of contentment and prosperous energy. ~ Jim Fargiano
Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it. Franz Grillparzer
The unthankful heart… discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings! Henry Ward Beecher
Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds. Theodore Roosevelt
He who thanks but with the lips
Thanks but in part;
The full, the true Thanksgiving
Comes from the heart.
~ J.A. Shedd
The unthankful heart… discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings! ~ Henry Ward Beecher
It is literally true, as the thankless say, that they have nothing to be thankful for. He who sits by the fire, thankless for the fire, is just as if he had no fire. Nothing is possessed save in appreciation, of which thankfulness is the indispensable ingredient. But a thankful heart hath a continual feast. ~ W.J. Cameron
If you think about a Thanksgiving dinner, it’s really like making a large chicken. na Garten
Thanksgiving is a season that is very much in accord with the themes and teachings of Jesus Christ. John Clayton
Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving. Joseph Auslander
To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven. ~ Johannes A. Gaertner
God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart. ~ Izaak Walton
Thanksgiving is nothing if not a glad and reverent lifting of the heart to God in honor and praise for His goodness. ~ Robert Casper Lintner
But see, in our open clearings, how golden the melons lie; Enrich them with sweets and spices, and give us the pumpkin-pie!. Margaret Junkin Preston
I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me. Marcus Samuelsson
Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often. Johnny Carson
We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have. ~ Frederick Keonig
You say, ‘If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.’ You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled. ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all. –William Faulkner
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow. Melody Beattie
But see, in our open clearings, how golden the melons lie; Enrich them with sweets and spices, and give us the pumpkin-pie! Margaret Junkin Preston
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
Gratitude is the memory of the heart. ~ Massieu
If you never learned the lesson of thankfulness, begin now. Sum up your mercies; see what provision God has made for your happiness, what opportunities for your usefulness, and what advantages for your success. ~ Ida S. Taylor
Gratitude is an art of painting an adversity into a lovely picture.
As we pause to thank Him for the blessings of the past year, we must not forget to thank Him for the lessons we have learned through our difficult times. We are not to be thankful for just the pleasant, easy things, but ALL things. Millie Stamm
Forever on Thanksgiving Day The heart will find the pathway home. Wilbur D. Nesbit
Giving thanks to God for both His temporal and spiritual blessings in our lives is not just a nice thing to do – it is the moral will of God. Failure to give Him the thanks due Him is sin. Jerry Bridges, Respectable Sins– Kak Sri