Friday, 4 November 2011

Of Blessedness / Blessings

A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world. - Joseph Addison

Blessed are those who give without remembering. And blessed are those who take without forgetting. - Bernard Meltzer

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. - Jonathan Swift

Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.  - Unknown

Blessings are everywhere. We just just need positive thoughts to notice them. - Unknown

Blessings go to the grateful hearts; they shun those who complain that they never get enough. - Unknown

Blessings sometimes show up in unrecognizable disguises. - Janette Oke

Count your blessings, and do not forget the small ones – small blessings add up to large ones. - Unknown

Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are and how much you have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break out, the music will play, and you will finally be able to move forward with grace, strength, courage, and confidence. - Og Mandino
 
Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours. - Marcus Aurelius

Forget the troubles that pass your way; but never forget the blessings that come each day. - Unknown

I’m just thankful for everything, all the blessings in my life, trying to stay that way. I think that’s the best way to start your day and finish your day. It keeps everything in perspective. - Tim Tebow

If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we would all be much happier. - John Wooden

If you have health, if you have people in your life to love, you are blessed. Slow down and enjoy the simple things in life. - Unknown

Men are slower to recognize blessings than misfortunes. - Titus Livius

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. - W.T. Purkiser

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shapes of pains, losses and the disappointments; but let us have patience, and we soon shall see them in their proper figures. - Joseph Addison

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many – not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. Be thankful for what you have, not sad about what you do not have. - Charles Dickens

Sit outside today for five or ten minutes, breathe deeply, and count your blessings. Your day will improve. - Unknown

That man is blest who does his best and leaves the rest. - Charles F. Deems

The great blessings of mankind are with us, and within our reach; but we shut our eyes and, like people in the dark, fall foul of the very thing we search for without finding it. - Seneca

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings. - Eric Hoffer

Three meals plus bedtime make four sure blessings a day. - Mason Cooley

What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise. - Oscar Wilde

When I start counting my blessings, my whole life turned around. - Willie Nelson

When we focus on how blessed we are, we tend to draw more blessings to us. When we focus on lack, we create more of it. - Brandon Bays

You never appreciate your blessings as much as when they are gone. - Unknown

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