Be Thankful Poem
Research has shown that gratitude increases happiness and helps your stress resilience. This poem by an anonymous author is about seeing the benefits of challenges in your life and finding the silver lining.
Before we get to the Be Thankful Poem, here's a little additional inspiration to help you be thankful and grateful for what you have:
“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” —William Arthur Ward
For an easy and fun way to track your daily reasons to be grateful, check out my Roses, Thorns and Buds Silver Lining Journal for Daily Joys, Challenges and Inspirations.
This gratitude quote stood out to me because of its relevance in these pandemic times:
“Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.” ― John Henry Jowett
Be Thankful Poem
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.
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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.
Click here for more quotes and tips for getting better about being OK with making mistakes.
Be thankful when you’re tired and weary,
because it means you’ve made a difference.
It’s 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.
Growing your Gratitude Resources
Several of my journals and workbooks provide opportunities to learn more about how to cultivate gratitude and include helpful gratitude journal prompts and worksheets.
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- Ann Silvers