Yes, we should be thankful for a lot of things this Thanksgiving.
Parents, spouses, children, friends and loved ones are usually at the top of our list.
But this Thanksgiving, perhaps we should be thankful for a few other things in our life that may not be so obvious.
Why not be thankful for the simple things? Or even the wrong turns, twists of fate or the challenges we have had in our life?
Isn’t every wrong turn an opportunity to learn?
As we look back at a year where clouds of uncertainty seem to hover always above, there might just be a tiny line of silver that we haven’t noticed.
Here are 12 not so obvious things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Let’s be thankful for…
1. Relationships gone sour for helping us to discover the power of resilience that we didn’t know we had inside.
2. The woman at the coffee shop who shows up happy every morning to serve her customers with enthusiasm and energy for showing us that our life’s purpose doesn’t have to be so grand and can be as simple as making a positive contribution to someone else’s day.
3. The disgruntled coworker who can make us realize that it’s easy to put blame on others for your life but harder to look within. [Read more…]