This is one of those blogging moments when I had a post completely written, but when I woke up this morning that post wasn’t what I wanted to share.
See, the thing is, I’m sure we would all agree the words in this quote are true, right.
Gratitude and an appreciation for life is easy when life is going your way, but the true test of a grateful heart is gratitude when life doesn’t go your way. When life throws you a curve ball indulging in negative thoughts can become all too easy [if you let it].
As I type these words I’m asking myself is this too pie-in-the-sky-ish. Is it pleasant to contemplate but very unlikely to be realized?
My answer is no.
I truly believe that if you fill your heart with gratitude there won’t be any room for self pity, regret, bitterness and negativity.
A grateful heart might even make the disappointments and hard times easier.
An appreciation for how precious life is can provide a perspective that lets us see life in it’s entirety and not focusing only on the temporary circumstances.
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Is this too pie in the sky? Is it unrealistic to believe in the resiliency of a grateful heart?
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