You cannot teach love, but you can feel the sweetness that it pours into everything.
Anne Sullivan was the teacher who taught the famous deaf and blind Helen Keller.
Without gratitude, we can easily be captured by the restlessness of need, even the frenzy of scurrying about to get the next one thing that will make us happy.
We tell ourselves, If I just had X (you can fill in the blank), then I'd be satisfied. Giving thanks helps us move toward contentment, toward living joyfully the lives we really have.
Gratitude makes life worth living.
This week I'm thankful for all the everyday things in my life. My home, my family, my health and my friends. Even though I many times take these things for granted I do know they are some of the most important things in my life.
I'm thankful for all the signs of Spring that have finally come to my little part of the world.
I am thankful for the blessings of birds singing, how they lift my spirits. What a blessing it is to be able to hear them and see them.
For these and all my blessings I am so truly thankful
Lenten Tip for today: Pray for those that have touched your life