Pastor’s Corner November 2019

“I came that they may have life and have it abundantly”
John 10:10b

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