Monday, November 25, 2013
For Monday, November 25th, 2013
ON THE BRIGHT SIDE
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH, 2013
3 days until Thanksgiving
26 DAYS UNTIL WINTER
30 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS
If you can't see the Bright Side, polish the dull side
Gratitude is the music of the heart, when its chords are swept by the breeze of kindness.
THOUGHT FOR TODAY
If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.
I believe that Thanksgiving is not just one day but a whole season for us to be thankful. It is wonderful that the US does continues to set apart a day a year for giving thanks. And it’s doubly great that most of us still believe that Thanksgiving is a day for actually giving thanks to God, not just a time for feeling for the good food we’ll be eating and the Macy’s Thanksgiving parade or the football games we’ll be watching.
Gratitude will improve your life. Gratitude magnifies our experience of the good things in life, enabling us to enjoy them more thoroughly. Gratitude also helps us to endure the hard things in life when they come along. It’s so good to have those things we’re thankful for when things go wrong.
Today and every day is a great day to give thanks, we don’t have to wait until November 28th to do so. Expressing heartfelt gratitude to God is one of life’s greatest joys.
We need to be sure to remember to say Thank You to those people in our lives that mean so much to us. The pictures today were taken Saturday and show some of my grandchildren playing together. There is a wide range in ages from teens to babies but they all love playing with their cousins. The picture directly below has my SIL in it too.
I hope you all have great Monday!
Grateful people may be more likely to:
Take better care of themselves physically and mentally
Engage in more protective health behaviors and maintenance
Get more regular exercise
Eat a healthier diet
Have improved mental alertness
Cope better with stress and daily challenges
Feel happier and more optimistic
Have stronger immune systems
Maintain a brighter view of the future
COUNTING MY GIFTS
All that we behold is full of blessings.
I have counted at least 3 things every day that I'm thankful for this past year and have now reached my 1000 gifts. I'm not stopping, but will continue on counting. There is always, always something to be thankful for.
1163. for a new week to give thanks
1164. for all the wonderful people in my life to say THANK YOU to.
1165. for a little warmer temps today, I believe we go above freezing
Enter into His courts with thanksgiving — and in His presence is fullness of Joy!
PRAYER FOR OUR TROOPS
Please pray for God's protection of
our troops and HIS wisdom for their
Lord, hold our troops in
your loving hands.
Protect them as they protect us.
Bless them and their families for the
selfless acts they perform for us
in our time of need. I ask this in the
name of Jesus, our Lord and Savior.
AND bless our Police Officers, Firefighters
and Paramedics and EMT's
GOD BLESS YOU ALL!
If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.
A little smile, a word of cheer,
A bit of love from someone dear…