Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire,
If you did, what would there be to look forward?
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 to 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 mistake,
They will teach you valuable lessons.
Be thankful when you are tried and weary
Because it means you have made a difference.
It is easy to be thankful for good things
A life rich fulfillment comes to those who are also thankful for the set backs.
Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive.
Find a way to be thankful for your troubles,
And they can become your blessing.
Be thankful to
Your mother for everything you have,
Your father for what you are,
Your friends for their friendship and especially,
To your teachers for the wisdom they have shared.