I get “A Quote of the Day” from the website “All About Gratitude” (http://www.AllAboutGratitude.com ) and love it. Gratitude is a recurring theme in my own writing and I believe that when it comes to being happy, it makes all the difference in the world. I also believe that many, if not most people, don’t know what to be grateful for.
Paul Taubman of “All About Gratitude” found this on the internet. I thought it was worth sharing. Enjoy!
I am Thankful:
For The Mess To Clean After A Party Because It Means I Have Been Surrounded By Friends.
For The Clothes That Fit A Little Too Snug Because It Means I Have Enough To Eat.
For My Shadow That Watches Me Work Because It Means I Am Out In The Sunshine
For A Lawn That Needs Mowing, Windows That Need Cleaning, And Gutters That Need Fixing Because It Means I Have A Home.
For The Teenager Who Is Complaining About Doing Dishes Because It Means She Is At Home, Not On The Streets.
For The Taxes I Pay Because It Means I Am Employed.
For All The Complaining I Hear About The Government Because It Means We Have Freedom Of Speech.
For The Parking Spot I Find At The Far End Of The Parking Lot Because It Means I Am Capable Of Walking And I Have Been Blessed With Transportation.
For My Huge Heating Bill Because It Means I Am Warm.
For The Lady Behind Me In Church Who Sings Off Key Because It Means I Can Hear.
For The Pile Of Laundry And Ironing Because It Means I Have Clothes To Wear.
For Weariness And Aching Muscles At The End Of The Day Because It Means I Have Been Capable Of Working Hard.
For The Alarm That Goes Off In The Early Morning Hours Because It Means I Am Alive.
And Finally, For Too Much E-Mail Because It Means I Have Friends Who Are Thinking Of Me.
- As seen on the internet
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