Pastor's Corner November 2019
"I came that they may have life and have it abundantly"
November is a time for gratitude for all our blessings. Here are some of my favorite quotes about gratitude. I hope they will be of use to you in this month of thankfulness.
At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the way for us. – Albert Schweitzer
Gratitude turns what we have into enough. – Anonymous
Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. – Karl Barth
In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give and that it is only with gratitude that we become rich. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. – Melodie Beattie
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. – Thornton Wilder
Gratitude for the present moment and the fullness of life is true prosperity. – Eckhardt Tolle
Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty. – Doris Day
When it comes to life, the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. – G.K. Chesterton
Pastor Linda Miles
This excerpt is from the November Fisherman Newsletter.
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