Many years ago, my yoga teacher, Erinn Green, read this beautiful and inspiring poem at the end of class. I have it pasted on the mirror in our master bathroom to remind me to be thankful and grateful, even when my Blue Heart is breaking.
I hope you will enjoy this poem and share it with others!
Be Thankful Poem
Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire,
If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
Be thankful when you don’t know something
For it gives you the opportunity to learn.
Be thankful for the difficult times.
During those times you grow.
Be thankful for your limitations
Because they give you opportunities for improvement.
Be thankful for each new challenge
Because it will build your strength and character.
Be thankful for your mistakes
They will teach you valuable lessons.
Be thankful when you’re tired and weary
Because it means you’ve made a difference.
It is easy to be thankful for the good things.
A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who are
also thankful for the setbacks.
Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive.
Find a way to be thankful for your troubles
and they can become your blessings.
Wishing you and your loved ones a Healthy, Safe, Loving. and Joyful Thanksgiving Holiday!
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