Some reasons to be grateful today!

Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands,
because if we are not grateful,
then no matter how much we have we will not be happy –
because we will always want to have something else or something more.
~Brother David Steindl-Rast~

Let us rise up and be thankful,
for if we didn't learn a lot today,
at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little,
at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die;
so, let us all be thankful

Despite the very busy schedule that I have and the biggest challenge that was given to our family these days, I know I have a lot of things to be thankful today.

That today is Friday, last day of work for this week. I still have a lot of things to accomplish and the boss is still out of the office, but I think I can finish everything before I go home later this afternoon.

That tomorrow is another weekend. I am going to spend it with my daughter who wishes to be at my side all the time. But I really can’t because I have to work in order for us to live.

That on Sunday, I am turning a year older again but I still don’t have any plan on how and where I am going to spend my special day.

That I still love my work and I am happy in the company where I belong despite some challenges that we are facing right now. Election is just few months away and that only means that we are going to have a new boss again.

That my family together with the in-laws is still holding on and keeps on supporting each other especially this time that one member of the family is very sick and just given 6 months to live. We are still hoping that God will grant our prayers to add a few more years for him to live and be with his children.

That I have friends that never fail to make me smile and keep me inspired to move on with my life. Friends that remind me that life is still fair no matter what challenges come along my way.

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy;
they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
~Marcel Proust~

Saying thank you is more than good manners.
It is good spirituality.
~Alfred Painter~

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

Thank you LORD. Thank you everyone.



princess_dyanie said...

agree! we have to be grateful at all times. :)

advance happy bday!! enjoy! :)

Kayni said...

happy birthday! you have it so well written, that we have to be grateful of everything.

enjoy the weekend!

kg said...

i love,love your outlook in life blue rose!

happy, happy birthday to you! mwah!

Sogamgong said...

Buddha's word always gave me the deep impression. :)

Nance said...

Happy B'day BR! And I agree, we have a lot to be thankful for.

REDLAN said...

Keep strong @Bluerose. I pray together with you for a member of your family. Advance happy birthday to you!

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