We have so many things to be thankful for! Oftentimes we overlook what’s’ important and special in our lives, and we take them for granted. Reminiscing on these thankful thoughts can help us increase the positive in our lives, and decrease the negative thoughts and feelings that can weight us down.
They may be simple or complex, small or large, people, places or memorable moments in time! For me, the month of November is a special time of year because I love the Fall/Autumn season and also Thanksgiving (mainly the FOOD!).
Joyce Meyers once said (and I’m paraphrasing) that she got so upset with her husband that for days, just the sight of him would set her off again! Sound familiar? Well, she said that she took some time to sit down and write out a list of as many of the positive attributes about him that she could think of. She said the list seemed to just grow and grow. Next she jotted down the negatives and when she looked at that side, it was so minute! Finally, she said, the thing that upset her was so insignificant, that she was able to forgive and move on…being thankful, a great changer of perspective!
I use that method whenever “the deception” tries to creep in. I try to keep my mind and life focused on what is good, and cross off what can weigh me down and keep me from moving forward. I tell my kidults that “the grass is always greener in the neighbor’s yard, until you are standing in the middle of it”! Yeah, it’s defiantly a perspective thing!!!
I decided to go through my digital stash and photos and pull out “4” things that I am thankful for. I made a layout to remind me of the goodness in my life:
Digital Elements by Katie Pertiet for designer digitals.com
Share your ideas, creations and thoughts and always remember too…
…Let Thankfulness Inspire YOU!!!