May your heart be an altar, from which the bright flame of unending thanksgiving ascends to heaven.— Mary Euphrasia Pelletier
Perspective Thankful Thanksgiving quotations
What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked god for yesterday.
Reflect upon your present blessings
We only enter into the full life if our faith gives thanks.
Because how else do we accept His free gift of salvation if not with thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is the evidence of our acceptance of whatever He gives. Thanksgiving is the manifestation of our Yes! to His grace.
Be kind, be thoughtful, be genuine, but most of all be thankful.
We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.
To be happy is easy enough if we give ourselves, forgive others, and live with thanksgiving, No self centered person, no ungrateful soul can ever be happy, much less make anyone else happy. Life is giving, not getting.
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
If the only prayer you ever say is "thank you", that will be enough.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.
Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.
Appreciation can make a day, even change a life.
Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankful for the storms as well as smooth sailing.
You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And you will have set in motion an ancient spiritual law: the more you have and are grateful for, the more will be given you.
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
Thou who hast given so much to me, give me one more thing... a grateful heart!
I am thankful to all those who said no to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
To give thanks in solitude is enough.
Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.
Thankfulness is not something God gives us.
It is not a spiritual gift and it is not a spiritual fruit. We can receive God's peace, joy and love, but thankfulness is something that we give to Godand to others. It is a choice that we make. Let us thank Him today with songs of celebration, hearts of strong devotion and acts of admiration.
The Spirit of prayer makes us so intimate with God that we scarcely pass through an experience before we speak to Him about it, either in supplication, in sighing, in pouring out our woes before Him, in fervent requests, or in thanksgiving and adoration.
Always be joyful. Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances.
We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.
Before you go out into the world, wash your face in the clear crystal of praise.
Bury each yesterday in the fine linen and spices of thankfulness.
Every day is a day to be thankful. Life's abundance has no limit, and gratitude is what keeps that abundance flowing. In every circumstance there is something for which to be thankful. Even when there seems to be nothing else, there is hope.
It is not happy people who are thankful. It is thankful people who are happy.
Think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flames within us.
The more we express our gratitude to God for our blessings, the more he will bring to our mind other blessings. The more we are aware of to be grateful for, the happier we become.
O Lord that lends me life, Lend me a heart replete with thankfulness!
Do it now, thanks yourself later.
There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.
The thankful heart sees the best part of every situation.
It sees problems and weaknesses as opportunities, struggles as refining tools, and sinners as saints in progress.
For three things I thank God every day of my life: thanks that he has vouchsafed me knowledge of his works; deep thanks that he has set in my darkness the lamp of faith; deep, deepest thanks that I have another life to look forward to--a life joyous with light and flowers and heavenly song.
When you're thankful for what you have, you are always rewarded with more. try to stay positive and things will get better.
The whole life of a Christian should be nothing but praises and thanks to God;
we should neither eat nor sleep, but eat to God and sleep to God and work to God and talk to God, do all to His glory and praise.
Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.
How wonderful it would be if we could help our children and grandchildren to learn thanksgiving at an early age. Thanksgiving opens the doors. It changes a child's personality. A child is resentful, negative, or thankful. Thankful children want to give, they radiate happiness, they draw people.
If the only prayer you said was "Thank you", that would be enough.
Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little
There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed.
If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned ingratitude.
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength.
The more you are thankful, the more you attract things to be thankful for.
The thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.
I find that the more willing I am to be grateful for the small things in life, the bigger stuff just seems to show up from unexpected sources, and I am constantly looking forward to each day with all the surprises that keep coming my way!
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.
No matter what our circumstance, we can find a reason to be thankful.
Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving," and the words of John Fitzgerald Kennedy tell us that, "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.