Thursday Thankfuls

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” Maya Angelou

"Keep looking up...there may be a rainbow waiting for you."
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Give thanks for all the opportunities that even our struggles bring. Unveiled Wife

The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings. Henry Ward Beecher

He enjoys much who is thankful for little. Thomas Secker

Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it’s all an experience. Roy T. Bennett

Choose to be grateful. It will change your life.

The single greatest thing you can do to change your life today would be to start being grateful for what you have right now. Oprah Winfrey

The more you thank life, the more life gives you to be thankful for.

When asked if my cup is half-full, my only response is that I am THANKFUL I have a cup.

Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough. Garrison Keller

‘THANK YOU’ is the best prayer anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme Gratitude, Humility, Understanding. Alice Walker

When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in. Kristin Armstrong

The vibration of GRADITUDE attracts more positive things into your LIFE from ‘Divine You’ by Charlie Roe Dirksen

To live a life fulfilled reflects on the things you have with gratitude.

As we express our gratitude, we must never forgot that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F. Kennedy

No matter what language you speak, a kind and smiling Thank you always speaks to everyone’s hearts. Unknown

Take a gentle and appreciative attitude toward yourself and others…today and always.

If you never learn the language of gratitude, you’ll never be on speaking terms with happiness. Proverb

Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life. Rumi

Be thankful for what you have. Be Fearless for what you want. Coco Calla

Dear World, I am excited to be alive in you, and I am thankful for another year. Charlotte Eriksson


The more you are thankful, the more you attract things to be thankful for. @happsters

If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share. W. Clement Stone

Trade your expectations for appreciation and your whole world changes in an instant. Tony Robbins

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude. Friedrich Nietzsche

What can you do right now to turn your life around? Gratitude. -The Secret

The smallest thanks is worth more than the effort it takes to give it. Unknown

Life is full of give and take. Give thanks and take NOTHING for granted.

The most beautiful way to start and end the day is with a Grateful Heart.

Always be thankful for the little things. Even the smallest mountains can hide the most breathtaking views! Nyki Mack

Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that thankfulness is a virtue. William Bennett

There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy. Ralph H Blum

We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. Cynthia Ozick

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. William Arthur Ward

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when are hearts are conscious of our treasures. Thornton Wilder

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. Albert Schweitzer

At the end of the day, I am thankful that my blessings are bigger than my problems.

When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around. Willie Nelson

Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where others see nothing. Camille Pissaro

Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life. Robert Louis Stevenson

Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot. The Hausa of Nigeria

There is always, always something to be thankful for. (Said by Every Thankful Heart :))

Give thanks for all the opportunities that even our struggles bring. Unveiled Wife

What if you woke up today with only the things that you thanked God for yesterday?

“If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” Gerald Good

“It is not happy people who are thankful. It is thankful people who are happy.”

“If the only prayer you said in your life was “Thank you, that would suffice.” Meister Eckhart

“Thankfulness is the soil in which joy thrives.”

“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” Melody Beattie

“A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles.”

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”
William Arthur Ward

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”
Melody Beattie

“BE GRACIOUS, be encouraging, BE KIND, but most of all, BE THANKFUL.”

“Be thankful for what you have. Your life, no matter how bad you think it is, is someone else’s fairytale.” Wayne Ayeni

“You may not be where you want to be, but you can look back and be THANKFUL you’re not where you used to be.” Joel Olsteen

“Be grateful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrated on what you don’t have, you will never have enough.” Oprah Winfrey


***beach photo taken in Wildwood, NJ by C.T. Costa Photography