Finding Gratitude in Unusual Places

Finding Gratitude in Unusual Places

Gratitude is everything. The happiest people I know are grateful. The least happy people I know are ungrateful. Gratitude takes a sad person and gives them joy. Ingratitude takes a happy person and makes them miserable. Gratitude is what allows someone to endure all...

Gratitude for Enemies

A majority of the best things that have happened to me have not been by my own doing. I often say that we have no business getting what we want because we don’t know what is best for us, and we really have no business classifying someone as an enemy because we really...

Gratitude for Everyone Who Came Before

We live pretty easy lives these days. We drive where we need to go, we have safe food at our fingertips, we can talk to people all over the world. I don’t even have to physically walk into my bank anymore unless there’s a problem, like someone stealing my debit number...

Gratitude for Teenage You

We’ll take a break from gratitude for a while after this one. I still have a big list of things to be grateful for, but it might be nice to have some variety. Man, this one is tough for me. Being a teenager sucks, and it was probably the worst time of my life. I was...

Gratitude for Toddler You

My word count on these keeps creeping back up, I will try to reign that in. Being a human is hard, the process of becoming one seems to be even harder. I look at babies and little kids, and I am amazed by everything they have to do on this path of becoming a full...