Let these Thanksgiving quotes remind you
to count your many blessings all year long. If your focus is one of thankfulness
rather than one of looking at your troubles your life will be much happier. We all
have lots to be grateful for!
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
Inspirational Quotes |
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
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, and represents food,
family and moments of sharing and professing gratitude.
Sarah Moore, Thanksgiving Recipes: Easy and Delicious Recipes for Celebrating Thanksgiving and the Holiday Season
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 |
There is no racial or ethnic involvement in Thanksgiving, and people who
may be very distant from the Christian system
can see the beauty and the positive spirit that comes from the holiday.
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
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
The best of all blessings is to give thanks for at a family gathering than the family and the gathering.
When did you last thank God for someone important in your life, such as your husband, children, family, or friends?
Renee Swope, Encouragement for Today: Devotions for Everyday Living
Quotes about God |
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.
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
If you made a list of all the things you could be thankful for, the list would undoubtedly be longer than your misfortunes.
Many Blessings |
Our view of God always comes first, and this is the primary conflict
between the secular scientific community and the Christian community.
I am not anti-science; I love discovering the greatness of God by
learning about the things He has made. And I thankfully give Him the
credit for the beauty and design that surrounds me.
Michael Garland, The Lifted Veil: Viewing Your World in the Knowledge of Christ
In all things give thanks.
1 Thessalonians 5:18
A Prayer to the Father |
The blessings of harvest time can be found at Thanksgiving.
Theodore W. Higginsworth
Inspirational Poems |
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.
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: Learn How To Be Happy And Boost Your Life
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.
Poems about Faith |
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, Thanksgiving Day Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes Cookbook
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.
Appreciation Poems |
God is glorified, not by our groans, but by our thanksgivings.
Edwin Percy Whipple
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.
Generosity Quotes |
But saying thank you and being thankful are two very different things.
The former is part of being mannerly, the latter - well, it's the
secret to a life of happiness and success.
Deborah Norville, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Gratitude
We are thankful for our father,
In all circumstances too.
We couldn't ask for a better father,
As the one we have in you!
Fathers Day Poems
Thank you consists of just eight letters that form two of the most
meaningful words in the English vocabulary.
Encouraging Poems |
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
Prayers of Serenity and Thanks |
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 all can 'act' a certain way for a brief period of time, for instance,
on Thanksgiving, who of us hasn't had to 'act' like we
just loved everyone at the table? This brief show of good
behavior is not true character. Our character is who we are when
no one is looking.
Becky Van Volkinburg, God's Word, Your Voice
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
Be Thankful |
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: The Secret to Manifesting Miracles with the Law of Attraction and Grateful Appreciation
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
Inspirational Thoughts |
At the end of the day, think about one thing you are thankful for.
Matthew Lewis Browne, Better Habits: How to Build Good Habits and Make Them Stick
Positive Thinking Quotes |
"The Lord's Supper never "got old" or lost its appeal in the early church.
Those believers were filled with the Holy Spirit as they met together
for worship and thanksgiving, and they didn't take the Lord's Supper
Dan Delzell, What Would Jesus Say to Churches Today?
"Give thanks not just on Thanksgiving Day, but every day of your life.
and never take for granted all that you have."
Quotes about Life |
A few years ago, I decided to try to live this giving thanks as I believe Jesus
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: Reflections on Finding Everyday Graces
God's Grace Quotes |
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.
Jim Rohn Quotes
"Thanksgiving (giving Him thanks for what He has done and how
He has revealed Himself to you)"
Tony Watson, It's All About Relationships: A Study of the Five Fundamental Relationships
Inspirational Prayers |
"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: Restoring His Brilliance
Jesus died so we humans can find mercy and forgiveness.
Lee Summer, Kingdom JOY: three in one
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: Journal Affirmations for Women
Positive Attitude |
God the Father, who has a heart of love, yearns for His children to show
Him the response of their love, which is thanksgiving.
Don't disappoint Him by thanking Him only with your lips,
while your life speaks of ingratitude because you fail to obey His commands
and to give Him your will and your time. Commit your whole life to
the Father in thanksgiving, and you will know the fullness of His love.
M. Basilea Schlink
Wherever you are in life, wherever you are right at this moment
you have much to be thankful.
Sarah Butland, Being Grateful, Being Thankful: Appreciate Everything For Even The Rain Brings Rainbows
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 52-Week Discussion Guide
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: The cookbook to eat, drink and stay merry!
Gratefulness - there is always more to be thankful for than to feel bad about.
Tyler Green, Emotional Intelligence: How To Be A Master Of Your Emotions, Dramatically Raise Your EQ And Become A Brilliant Leader
As the years have passed and one Thanksgiving after another has come
and gone, I have begun to think about why Thanksgiving
has been reserved to one day out of the year. I began to wonder
why many people don't take the time to count the blessings of each day.
Daniella Whyte, 365 Days of Thanking God: Cultivating a Heart of Thanksgiving Everyday
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
Gratitude opens up your heart and your mind allowing you to
reflect on the good that has happened to you which in turn makes
you happy and drives contentment in your life.
Bola Onada Sokunbi, Goal Setting To Live Your Dreams
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: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight
in Our Busy Lives
Many Blessings |
On the other hand, Monday morning, for others, is a time
to give thanks for the many blessings they have.
Byron Pulsifer, Monday Inspiration
I invite you to be grateful, at Thanksgiving or any other time - for you.
Noelle C. Nelson, Happy Healthy…Dead
Be Grateful First |
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
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
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!
Poems about Life |
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 |
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