“The struggle ends when the gratitude begins.” ~Neale Donald Walsch


gluten free butternut squash bread, squash, autumn leaves, autumn decor, ThanksgivingThankfulness quotes for the whole year:

“We pray for the big things and forget to give thanks for the ordinary, small (and yet really not small) gifts.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer

 (I just made my gluten-free butternut squash bread for supper and am thankful for it, so thought I’d add this image. If you want the recipe, click this blog link)

 “Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayer and worn with thanks.” ~ Thomas Goodwin

autumn assortment of gords and pumpkins“Sometimes we focus so much on what we don’t have that we fail to see, appreciate, and use what we do have!” ~ Jeff Dixon

“Life without thankfulness is devoid of love and passion. Hope without thankfulness is lacking in fine perception. Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude. Every virtue divorced from thankfulness is maimed and limps along the spiritual road.” ~ John Henry Jowett

“The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.”  ~John E. Southard

Log cabin in a wooded setting during the autumn season“As each day comes to us refreshed and anew, so does my gratitude renew itself daily. The breaking of the sun over the horizon is my grateful heart dawning upon a blessed world.” ~Terri Guillemets

“For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends.”

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.”  ~William Faulkner

“The struggle ends when the gratitude begins.” ~Neale Donald Walsch

“If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness.  It will change your life mightily.”  ~Gerald Good

 Autumn-Leaves-Garland

“Wherever I have knocked, a door has opened.  Wherever I have wandered, a path has appeared.”  ~Alice Walker, In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens

“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.”  ~Henry Ward Beecher

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”  ~Cynthia Ozick

autumn woods, autumn forest,“God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer.”  ~Mother Teresa

“Rest and be thankful.” ~ William Wordsworth

“Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.” Henry Clay

“Whatever happens in your life, no matter how troubling things might seem, do not enter the neighborhood of despair. Even when all doors remain closed, God will open up a new path only for you. Be thankful!” Elif ShafakThe Forty Rules of Love

Mother and Child - Education--Victorian Era“Gratitude is the real treasure God wants us to find, because it isn’t the pot of gold but the rainbow that colors our world.” ~ Richelle E. Goodrich

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” ~ William Arthur Ward

One response to ““The struggle ends when the gratitude begins.” ~Neale Donald Walsch

  1. Love this one: “Wherever I have knocked, a door has opened. Wherever I have wandered, a path has appeared.” ~Alice Walker
    Hope you had a nice Thanksgiving.
    Sue B

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