The Difference Between and
It is Thanksgiving time! A time to count our blessings and be thankful for all that we have. But what is the difference between and ? And, which one should we focus on during this season of ?
At first glance they do appear to be similar and some people will be guilty of using both interchangeably because they do evoke a sense of appreciation of something. I have given it some thought and i believe there is a difference despite the similarity....
So, lets take a closer look.
is being thankful for what we have, while is being grateful for what we have been given.
Though they may sound similar, and are two distinct attitudes. is being thankful for what we have, while in 20022 after all that has happened in the last couple of years, is being grateful / thankful for simply what is, in our lives..
It's about making a choice to appreciate what is, to savor what is, and to be better because of what is. This year, I invite you to try something different. Try to be grateful not just in the good times, but try to be grateful in the bad times, too. I promise, you'll end up happier. Go ahead, give it a try.
What is the difference between and
The key difference lies in the attitude with which we approach our blessings. When we are thankful, it means that we appreciate all that God has given us and are content with His provision. On the other hand, goes a step further by not only acknowledging His gifts but thanking Him for bestowing them upon us - even when those gifts are difficult to understand or accept.
is a deeper and acknowledgement of the good in our lives.
We can be thankful for the good things in our lives without being grateful because being grateful requires a deeper level of and acknowledgement of those things, without which we may remain thankful but not necessarily .
Now, this level of deeper a is a way of offering thanks to the Universe for all the things that are good in our lives. When we can offer thanks and appreciate what we have and all we have to be thankful for, this will attract more of the good things. It's a way of using our minds to help us work on a better reality. is not something that appears overnight. It is a practice that we need to make into our . Being
It is an attitude that we can choose to have, and it can make a difference in our lives. When we are grateful, we are more positive and open to good things happening. We may even attract more good into our lives. is something that we can give ourselves, and it is worth the effort.
When we focus on , we open ourselves up to abundance, joy, and new possibilities.
When we focus on in our lives, we open ourselves up to abundance, joy, and new possibilities. , but when we are grateful, our deepens and expands. When we are grateful for what we have been given, whether it is small or large, our hearts open and receive more love. creates a state of receptivity and in which miracles can occur because if we let our minds just focus on lack or scarcity," "we will continue to experience lack in our lives.
Being grateful can turn our view of the world into a place of love and . This can help us stay positive in difficult situations. It can also bring great joy into our lives. In his book, The Way of Zen, author Alan Watts states, " is the sign of noble souls.
Let go of the things you cannot control this Thanksgiving season by . each day
Let go of the things you cannot control this Thanksgiving season by loved ones as much as we would have liked to, or maybe we've struggled with our more than usual. Whatever it is that's been weighing on us, it's important to remember that there are still things to be grateful for in . each day. These last couple of years have been difficult ones for so many of us. We may not have seen our
We've got friends, family, and each other to look out for and keep each other company when times get tough. Let's look at some common things we can be grateful for every day.
1. Your telephone. I've always used my cell phone for pretty much everything. As my family and friends know, I'm pretty much a one- phone service. When it comes to calling family and friends, I can't be more grateful for the cell phone.
2. : we appreciate the wisdom of those who have come before use and can use their powerful words and statements sometimes as daily reminders, things are never that bad.
So what we have established is that, be it or , we are trying to generally focus on the good stuff in some shape or form.
Even this can be challenging at times for most of us. Since we're all interconnected by the Internet and everything that goes on in our homes is fair game for social media and the news, it can feel like there's just one after another to be sad about and will not help. Well, do not be disheartened. now that you know a little more about the of a daily practice of , hopefully it is a that you will embrace to develop a .
Now here is some more food for thought, how about being thankful for and by trying to show to everything and everyone.. It is such a that can help us appreciate the good in our . recognise a to through practicing simple things like keeping a , making a
However, often, when we're simply thankful for something, we tend to brush it off and not really appreciate it. Finding ways to really feel . and being thankful for the good in our lives can help us find peace and
I hope you enjoy the quote and post your own thoughts on . "You do not need to be grateful to receive a present, is an attitude that makes you able to receive a gift.
I am grateful to you for having taken the time to read this post, as a synchronicity of your life, maybe you will now be inspired to simply accept something or someone in your life for who they are or what it is.
I am thankful that you will take some time and check out our gratitude collection and pass on a good feeling to someone else.