561. If you concentrate on finding what is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul. ~Rabbi Harold Kushner

Above me and below me
Hovers the beautiful.
I am surrounded by it.
I am immersed in it.
~Native American Saying

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I thank God for the ways of Creation–
For eyes to see Creation’s beauty,
For ears to hear Creation’s sounds,
For a tongue to taste Creation’s savory delights,
For a nose to smell Creation’s sweet aromas,
For arms to embrace others with a loving touch,
For a heart to understand the ways of the Lord,
For words to praise the triune God, Maker of heaven and earth.
~Edited and adapted from a Native American prayer

I will praise God’s name in song and glorify Him with thanksgiving. ~Psalm 69:30   ✝

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51 thoughts on “561. If you concentrate on finding what is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul. ~Rabbi Harold Kushner

  1. If you knew these words are the very ones I really needed to hear right now, I just don’t know how to convey my gratitude to you. Thank you, Natalie. I seem to have a certain situation in my Life that is not receding that is begging me to see good somewhere in it. This I shall do. You have my word. Bless you! Love, Amy

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  2. Lovely quotes Natalie. A very happy Thanksgiving to you. I hope you’re sharing it with family and having a wonderful time, eating yummy food, and laughing a lot. We truly have so much to be thankful for.
    Love and blessings.
    🙂 ❤

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  3. Just wonderful…I am trying…really hard!! It was an interesting day….filled with incredibly awesome things that I am so grateful for…and incredibly bad things that I have been trying to see the good in. I hope your day was filled with love and blessings! ❤

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    • Oh, Lorrie, I’m so sorry to hear that there were some incredibly bad things in your day. I so wish I could help.
      Sometimes, we can find the good in bad things until the Lord has time to bring some good out of it. So hang in there and let me know if I can help in any way. I’ll be praying for you.
      Much love and huge hugs, N ❤ ❤ ❤

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