I love November and the American tradition of Thanksgiving. But in reality, every day should be Thanksgiving.
Sharon Jaynes, Does God Feel at Home in Your Heart?
Quote of The Day
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, and represents food,
family and moments of sharing and professing gratitude.
Sarah Moore, Thanksgiving Recipes
It is when we stop thinking about what we don't have or what we lack,
and become grateful for who we are, that we can gain access to true
Frank Arrigazzi, Tip Top Spiritual Lessons
"I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual."
Henry David Thoreau
Thanksgiving is a special day,
A day we share the joy.
We come before a lavish meal,
One we quite enjoy.
Julie Hebert, A Special Day
Practicing gratitude is a very powerful tool to shift your attention
on the things you don't have to the things you
do have and this alone will make you feel better.
Noelia Aanulds, Happiness
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.
Words of Encouragement
Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected
from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from
the lips, and shows itself in deeds.
Indeed, it is hard if not impossible to take God out of the picture
when discussing the true meaning of Thanksgiving.
Stefan Saxin, Thanksgiving: A Cultural and Historical Collection
Thanksgiving is more than "one dinner." Thanksgiving is a time
for celebrating everything you love.
Robin Kite, Thanksgiving Decoded
The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans
have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless,
set aside a day of thanksgiving.
Motivational Quotes about Life
Thanksgiving is a time to give, a time to love, and a time to reflect on the things that matter most in life.
Danielle Duckery, Thanksgiving,Christmas & New Year Greetings
Thanksgiving is a season that is very much in accord with the themes and teachings of Jesus Christ.
The best of all blessings is to give thanks for at a family gathering than the family and the gathering.
One of the ways we express our thanksgiving to God is by treating others with gratitude and kindness.
Dr. David Jeremiah
So often, we stop to give thanks only when something exceptionally
good has happened, on holidays, or during other celebrations.
Giving thanks seasonally is a wonderful thing to do,
but what you really want is to be grateful every day.
Daniella Whyte, Thanks and Yes
Forever on Thanksgiving Day the heart will find the pathway home.
Wilbur D. Nesbit
On faith - I don't know what tomorrow holds, but I know
Who holds tomorrow,
so I approach it with confidence and thanksgiving.
Zig Ziglar, See You At The Top
At this time of year we are reminded of how much we have to
be thankful for. My wish for you this Thanksgiving is that you find yourself
surrounded by those you love.
On this day I am thankful and grateful you are in my life, you are a special person
who has made a positive difference in my life.
Make A Difference
Thanksgiving Day is a perfect day to share the love and
companionship of family and friends at the Thanksgiving table.
Cheryl Leonard, Thanksgiving Day Recipes
Thanksgiving says: In trailer homes and mansions alike, we are a nation
of good fortune and happiness. Everybody digs in.
Sam Sifton, Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well
Thanksgiving - Show appreciation for all God has given you.
This most of all is the message of Thanksgiving: everything really will be all right."
Sam Sifton, Thanksgiving
O Lord our hearts we lift to thee; in everything give thanks!
Christian Quotes about Life
In all things give thanks.
1 Thessalonians 5:18
Encouraging Bible Verses
The more we express thanks, the more gratitude we feel.
The more gratitude we feel, the more we express thanks. It's circular, and it leads to a happier life.
The blessings of harvest time can be found at Thanksgiving.
Theodore W. Higginsworth
If you want a challenge, just try to get through an entire day
without uttering one word of complaint. Develop an attitude
of thanksgiving in every situation.
Joyce Meyer, The Power of Being Thankful
We are blessed in so many ways; many things we take for granted but
we should stop and be thankful each and every day.
Say "Thank You" because your faith is so strong that you don't doubt
that what ever the problem, you'll get through it.
You're saying thank-you because you know that even in the eye of the storm,
God has put a rainbow in the clouds.
While I was taught Thanksgiving was a celebration of survival
and reconciliation with indigenous peoples, Thanksgiving is a
celebration of a harvest, and it is common all over the world.
Rodney Miles, Thanksgiving Around the World and in Your Home
Thanksgiving Day is the day that your kitchen is going to
turn into the most wonderful beautiful place in the world.
Polly Ann Lewis, Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes Cookbook
Thanksgiving is the holiday that encompasses all others. All of them,
from Martin Luther King Day to Arbor Day to Christmas to Valentine's Day,
are in one way or another about being thankful.
Jonathan Safran Foer
Best Motivational Quotes
Our rural ancestors, with little blest,
Patient of labour when the end was rest,
Indulged the day that housed their annual grain,
With feasts, and off'rings, and a thankful strain.
God is glorified, not by our groans, but by our thanksgivings.
Edwin Percy Whipple
Love and Life
God makes us rich in every way so we can be generous on every occasion,
which will result in thanksgiving to God.
In other words, God doesn't bless us to provide for our own needs;
he blesses us so we can be generous.
You shouldn't allow people who hurt you to occupy a fraction of your heart. Forgive and move on, especially in this season of thanksgiving.
Assegid Habtewold, The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks
If we ask God for a calm, thankful heart that sees all the blessings
His grace imparts, He can teach us many lessons in illness that can never be learned in health."
David Jeremiah, What in the World Is Going On?
... we can be thankful even for trials because they serve a greater purpose.
Jennifer McAlister, Press On
Thank you consists of just eight letters that form two of the most
meaningful words in the English vocabulary.
Many families begin the Thanksgiving meal by allowing each person
at the table to list the reasons they are thankful. Every guest, young
and old, takes a moment to give thanks.
Lou Pappas, Thanksgiving: Recipes for a Holiday Meal
“My most memorable meal is every Thanksgiving. I love the food: the turkey and stuffing; the sweet potatoes and rice, which come from my mother’s
Southern heritage; the mashed potatoes, which come from my wife’s Midwestern roots; the Campbell’s green-bean casserole; and of course, pumpkin pie."
We can always find something to be thankful for,
and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for
even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.
Once you start practicing being grateful and thankful for things,
people, and events, you may notice that you start to attract more positive
things, people, and events in your life.
Stephanie Conkle, Happy Person. Happy Life
"We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count."
Neal A. Maxwell
Quotes to Live By
Be thankful for the things that you do have as opposed to
thinking about the things that you don't have.
Ace McCloud, Confident Communication Skills
Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.
W. J. Cameron
Thanksgiving or Thanksliving
Thanksgiving offers us an annual pause from the pace of life return to
places we do not often visit and gather with people we do not often see.
Jay Milbrandt, They Came for Freedom
It's one thing to celebrate Thanksgiving Day every year. It's another to live on
Gratitude Street all the time.
People who intentionally count their blessings, express their thanks, and
cultivate the quality of
finding thanksgiving items in every circumstance - those are the people
who live on Gratitude Street.
Dr. David Jeremiah
Now, every day when I wake up I am grateful. I have to be. And I have to count the things that are abundant in my life. Literally count them.
James Altucher, Choose Yourself!
When you express gratitude and appreciation, you change your mindset.
When you feel grateful for everything you have,
no matter how small it is, and you allow yourself to FEEL this gratitude,
you will receive more of what you are asking for.
Lisa Townsend, 30 Days of Thanks
I love Thanksgiving because it is a time of year when families
come together. It is a time of year when the days are shorter,
the nights are colder,
but you feel warmed by the love of those around you.
Sarah Spencer, Thanksgiving Feast Cookbook
At the end of the day, think about one thing you are thankful for.
Matthew Lewis Browne, Better Habits
Positive Thinking Quotes
"Give thanks not just on Thanksgiving Day, but every day of your life.
and never take for granted all that you have."
A few years ago, I decided to try to live this giving thanks as I believe
did each day, regardless of His circumstances.
And what I found was that in giving thanks for each moment and
savoring it as bread from His hand, I'd find sustenance and the grace
of God Himself in it.
Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts Devotional
There is no better opportunity to receive more than to
be thankful for what you already have. Thanksgiving opens the windows
of opportunity for ideas to flow your way.
"Thanksgiving (giving Him thanks for what He has done and how
He has revealed Himself to you)"
Tony Watson, It's All About Relationships
"When someone gives you a gift that he's already sacrificed and paid for,
you don't try to pay him back; you just receive the gift with thanksgiving
and spontaneously lavish love on the giver."
Ron Larson, Seeing Jesus
The more we give thanks, the more joyous our life becomes.
Brenda Shoshanna, Everyday Gratitude
Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more:
Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving.
Often I'll speak my thanksgiving aloud. Hearing the long list of good
gifts God has given me is usually just what I need to restore my joy.
Lori Hatcher, Hungry for God ... Starving for Time
Time to rise up, own your life and be grateful for every single minute of it
Elizabeth D. Gray, Gratitude with Attitude
"Thanksgiving is the end of all human conduct, whether observed in words
J. B. Lightfoot
Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Wherever you are in life, wherever you are right at this moment
you have much to be thankful.
Sarah Butland, Being Grateful, Being Thankful
Let Me Always
Before you sleep, ruminate on things that you can give thanks for,
and end your day on a positive note in order to sleep happy
and wake up happy.
Ryan Help, Overcoming Insecurity, Jealousy and Anxiety in Relationships
This week, try turning a worried thought into one of gratitude by
whispering prayers of thanksgiving each time an anxious thought
comes into your mind.
Sarah Young, The Jesus Always
As a die-hard foodie, my ultimate holiday is of course Thanksgiving.
I wait for this day for 364 days, and the moment it's over I begin running
ideas through the back of my head for the next one.
Jan Charles, Happier Holidays
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it
reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings.
Suddenly, so many things become so little when we realize
how blessed and lucky we are.
Poems about Life
Gratefulness - there is always more to be thankful for than to feel bad about.
Tyler Green, Emotional Intelligence
Reminding yourself what you have to be grateful for and recording
your gratefulness each day helps to cement how thankful you are.
Joann Chen, Today is a day to be thankful
In all actuality, we should have been able to think of way more people
than we came up with because everyone should have a heart of
thanksgiving as soon as they open their eyes.
If being able to take another breath and having the ability
to open your eyes in the morning isn't the biggest blessing, I don't know
Moe Alodah, Gratitude Precedes Happiness
Another beauty which God puts on the meek is contentment. They that are of a quiet and gentle spirit through the grace of God are satisfied with their lot. They thank God for little.
Offering praise to God, is the same as offering thanksgivings to God.
J. London, What God Says About Praise & Thanksgiving
Poems about God
But sometimes we let our ordinary daily lives overwhelm us and
we forget to include thanksgiving in our prayers.
Rachel Larkin, 21 Prayers of Thanksgiving
Feeling thankful naturally arises from our experiences as we go through life.
Diana Butler Bass, Grateful
Like a path through the forest, Sabbath creates a marker for ourselves so,
if we are lost, we can find our way back
to our center.... "Remember that everything
you have received is a blessing.
Remember to delight in your life, in the fruits of your labor. Remember to
offer thanks for the wonder of it."
Wayne Muller, Sabbath
First among the things to be thankful for is a thankful spirit. Some people
would grumble at the accomodations in Heaven if they ever got there.
They take their blessings here so much as a matter of course, that
even a day of general thanksgiving once a year is more than they
feel any need of. How different with a thankful heart.
Oh, Lord! How can we thank You? For we have seen the light;
We realize without You we are lost.
Greta Zwaan, Stooping To Save
What am I really thankful for? Abundant supply, enough and more?
A warm, cozy home with carpeted floor? Safety behind the lock on my door?
Greta Zwaan, What Am I Really Thankful For?
... the byproduct of your thankfulness creates more opportunities to offer more thanks.
Aliya Saige, 100 Daily Blessings
Before you fall asleep at night, thank God for three things that happened during the day.
Robert Morgan, Worry Less, Live More
Thanksgiving Day is a good day to recommit our
energies to giving thanks and just giving.
Thanksgiving is a fun, family holiday that is celebrated every year!
Families get together and, in their own way, give thanks for the
Blessings that they enjoy.
Leanne Annett, Thanksgiving Day!
I invite you to be grateful, at Thanksgiving or any other time - for you.
Noelle C. Nelson, Happy Healthy…Dead
We don't have to be thankful for an adverse situation,
but we can be thankful for all the good things that sustain us.
Patricia King, Dream Big
One of the most meaningful days of the year is Thanksgiving Day; a day full of
gratitude and turkey surrounded by the love of family and friends.
The sound of praise and thanksgiving is the best offering you can give to God.
Not only does such music please God, it sends us into life with thanksgiving
Steve Pease, Thanksgiving: How should we thank God for all we have
Don't let autumn and its season of gratitude get lost in the blur of
Christmas fanfare. Let Thanksgiving have its day - and its attitude -
in your heart.
Author Unknown, 365 Devotions for a Thankful Heart
The more my heart is parked in a place of thanksgiving and rejoicing, the less room I have for grumpiness.
Lysa TerKeurst, Unglued Devotional
Funny Quotes about Life
My favorite meal is turkey and mashed potatoes. I love
Thanksgiving, it's just my favorite. I can have Thanksgiving all year round.
Top Ten Quotes
Learn the lesson of thanksgiving. It is due to God, it is due to ourselves.
Thanksgiving for the past makes us trustful in the present and hopeful
for the future. What He has done is the pledge of what He will do.
A. C. A. Hall
Oh Lord that lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness!
Famous Quotes about Life
Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving,
make every day a holiday and celebrate just living!
Begin by thanking Him for some little thing, and then go on,
day by day, adding to your subjects of praise; thus you will find
their numbers grow wonderfully; and, in the same proportion,
will your subjects of murmuring and complaining diminish,
until you see in everything some cause for thanksgiving.
Quotes about Overcoming
Rather than crying for what we have not
Give thanks for all that you've got.
Count your blessings and then
Share them with others again and again.
Catherine Pulsifer, Let God Guide You
Poems about Faith
Simple blessings are all around us. Once we receive them with
thanksgiving and appreciation, we experience true joy.
Krystal Kuehn, Giving Thanks
For every complaint you might say or think, try to replace it with
words and thoughts of thanksgiving.
Rhovonda L. Brown, At Least Say, "Thank You!"
Thanksgiving is an act. Hence, it is not enough to have the feeling
in our hearts; it is important to express it so that the party to whom
we are giving thanks sees and knows that we are truly grateful
for the good that we have received.
Joseph A Iyongo, Thanksgiving: Recipe for Blessed Living