Magical Words

magical“When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food and the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies with yourself.”

Muhammad said that gratitude for the abundance you’ve received is the best insurance that the abundance will continue.

Buddha said that you have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy.

Lao Tzu said that if you rejoice in the way things are, the whole world will belong to you.

Krishna said that whatever he is offered he accepts with joy.

King David spoke of giving thanks to the whole world, for everything between the heavens and the Earth.

And Jesus said thank you before he performed each miracle.

From the Australian Aborigines to the African Maasai and Zulu, from the American Navajo, Shawnee, and Cherokee, to the Tahitians, Eskimo, and Maori, the practice of gratitude is at the very root of most indigenous traditions.

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