Be Thankful!


Be thankful for the pile of dishes in the sink, because it means you had plenty to eat.

Be thankful for the dog hair on the carpet, because it means you have a loyal friend who shows unconditional love.

Be thankful for the messes, because it means some living is happening in your home.

Be thankful for the difficult conversations you have with your spouse, because they mean you have a partner who cares.

Be thankful for the annoyances at work, because they mean you have a job.

Be thankful for paperwork, because it means you have been trusted with responsibility.

Be thankful for the light bulb that needs replacing, because it means you have electricity.

Be thankful for the leaves that need raking, because it means you have beautiful trees.

Be thankful for clutter in the living room, because it means you have a family.

Be thankful for a lawn that needs mowing, because it means you have yard.

Be thankful for your lumpy mattress, because it means you have a bed to sleep in.

Be thankful for the annoying talking heads on television, because they mean you have freedom of speech.

Be thankful for an empty gas tank, because it means you’ve been privileged to travel far.

Be thankful for tires that need replacing, because they mean you don’t have to travel by foot.

Be thankful for house repairs, because it means you have a home.

Be thankful for college bills, because it means your children are getting an education.
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Be thankful for the extra six cents you pay on the dollar for sales tax, because it provides smooth highways and other needed services.

Be thankful for a busy, stressful day, because it means you have something important to do.

Be thankful for your health challenges, because they mean you’re still alive.

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