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What do I find to be grateful for each day?

Let's try to find 500 things

by Waves of Gratitude Team  |  921 views  |  0 comments  |        Rate this now! 

John Greenleaf Whittier said, “No longer forward nor behind I look in hope or fear; But grateful, take the good I find, the best of now and here.”

Mother Theresa said, “Yesterday is gone, tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”

In every life, in every moment, we can stop and, in the now and here, find something to be grateful for. I know for some of us it is difficult and for others easy. Yet there are those who live in large homes and drive nice cars that, when the doors close, live inside their own hell. Those with money or things aren’t guaranteed a life free of chaos. From the poorest to the richest we can find a moment in time or something tangible to be grateful for. Here are some things to begin your own awareness of gratitude.

Your health

The health of your children

The health of your parents

Your family

Your friends

The freedom to choose

The beauty of nature

The resources available to us – libraries, parks, the Internet

Today, this very moment in time

The awareness to seek gratitude

A roof over your head

I found a website that has 101 things to be grateful for. Take a moment and visit it. Once you understand the powerful transformation that will happen when you begin to be grateful for all you have today you can begin to alter the energy you give off. This small act will begin to allow you envision the life you truly want. By being grateful for the things you will have and acting on opportunity that is presented to you, you will begin to create the life you want to live.

We are trying to find 500 things that people can be grateful for. The site above has 101 things. When you think of anything new then please send us your thoughts or visit our blog at Waves of Gratitude.

About the Author

Waves of Gratitude Team is dedicated to writing articles and providing products to inspire us to be grateful. The team is Cheryl Nordyke, Carrin Torres, and Kim Wierman, co-authors of the book "But What Do We Know." Cheryl, the mother of one daughter, has also written several children’s books. Carrin’s background is in motivational training and personal coaching in the business arena; she has four children. Kim, a mother of three boys, has worked as a professional writer and editor since 1986, having published work as a ghostwriter for more than 10 eBooks and printed books.

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