Become aware of surprises. Relish surprises as life’s gifts.

  • Surprise is the seed of gratefulness. Become aware of surprises. Relish surprises as life’s gifts.
  • Learn to find the gift within every gift:  opportunity – mostly the opportunity to enjoy, always the opportunity to learn.
  • Practice availing yourself of opportunities.
  • Do everything gratefully.
  • Do something simply to celebrate gratefulness.
  • Share your experience with others.
  • Share joys and double them.  Share pain and cut it in half.
  • Enjoy the energy boost grateful living gives you.
  • Dare to tackle new projects.
  • Taste the joy of turning feeling good into doing good.

See also Brother David’s related article, “Giving Thanks for All the Little (and Big) Things in Life.”