Thanks Giving

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Thanks Giving

Postby Tim » Wed Nov 21, 2007 6:33 pm

'We don't thank enough because we don't think enough'
Eugene Peterson

'Let all your thinks be thanks'
W H Auden

'Gratitude is something we decide'
Anonymous

'We must not think about tomorrow until we have thanked God for today' Garrison Keillor

'Who does not thank for little will not thank for much'
Estonian proverb

'The best antidote for resentment is the continual practice of gratitude'
Eric Hoffer

'The test of happiness is gratitude'
G K Chesterton

'Thanksgiving is possible only for those who take time to remember. No one can give thanks who has a short memory'
Author Unknown

'Contented and Grateful'
Epitaph

'The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings'
Eric Hoffer

'Thanksgiving is a verb'
Anonymous

'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




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Postby Dallas » Thu Nov 22, 2007 12:28 am

Gratitude is the result --
of a certain course of actions
that have changed one's attitude...
to Gratitude.

Gratitude: grateful attitude.

How does it work?

By removing "that which separates the two" --- the Its becomes "One."

Gratitude: grateful attitude.

Gratitude: gratitude.

The two have become One by removing that which separated them.

And, this has produced a changed at-i-tude.

At = a place or position.
I = I, me, mine, myself.
tude = thoughts, views.

If I can change a place or position --
that I am holding on to (the fixed angle or degree) --
in regards to my thoughts and views --

My perception will change.

Dallas B.

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Re: Thanks Giving

Postby Tim » Fri Oct 30, 2009 1:02 am

Tim wrote:'We don't thank enough because we don't think enough'
Eugene Peterson

'Let all your thinks be thanks'
W H Auden

'Gratitude is something we decide'
Anonymous

'We must not think about tomorrow until we have thanked God for today' Garrison Keillor

'Who does not thank for little will not thank for much'
Estonian proverb

'The best antidote for resentment is the continual practice of gratitude'
Eric Hoffer

'The test of happiness is gratitude'
G K Chesterton

'Thanksgiving is possible only for those who take time to remember. No one can give thanks who has a short memory'
Author Unknown

'Contented and Grateful'
Epitaph

'The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings'
Eric Hoffer

'Thanksgiving is a verb'
Anonymous

'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


It's been two years since I originally posted this list of quotes, but I'm adding another to the list.

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.â€

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Postby ccs » Fri Oct 30, 2009 4:04 am

Great stuff guy`s its hard to be mad or ungrateful when we focus on stuff like this!!!!! Thanks Tim & Dallas Luv Ya Cess

The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving. ~H.U. Westermayer

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you?" ~William A. Ward

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. ~W.T. Purkiser




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Postby Dallas » Fri Oct 30, 2009 6:26 am

I was going to say thank you for taking the time to post those...

But, now... I feel guilty. :oops: :oops:

I think I used all 86,000 seconds yesterday and didn't tell God thank you, once. I better get some sleep.

Thank you God! I appreciate you! And, all that you do!

Dallas





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