Monday, November 16, 2015

November Meditations

Today I'm sharing my Thanksgiving tablescape and the poem I am using in quotes at each place setting (see my previous post, Personalized Placesettings for the Thanksgiving Table.)

Be Thankful

Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire,
If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
Be thankful when you don’t know something
For it gives you the opportunity to learn.
Be thankful for the difficult times.
During those times you grow.
Be thankful for your limitations
Because they give you opportunities for improvement.
Be thankful for each new challenge
Because it will build your strength and character.
Be thankful for your mistakes
They will teach you valuable lessons.
Be thankful when you’re tired and weary
Because it means you’ve made a difference.
It is easy to be thankful for the good things.
A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who are
also thankful for the setbacks.
Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive.
Find a way to be thankful for your troubles
and they can become your blessings.
Author Unknown

I wish you all a blessed Thanksgiving and pray that you have peace and serenity.


Sharing with: Between Naps on the Porch
, Dwellings the Heart of Your Home, Cozy Little House, StoneGable, A Stroll Thru Life, The Dedicated House, Domestically Speaking, Elizabeth and Co, Ivy and Elephants, Share Your Cup, Northern Nesting, A Delightsome Life, The Charm of Home, French Country Cottage, Pieced Pastimes, Interior Frugalista, Reinvented

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