My Dad just sent me this wonderful statement, the Author is unknown. I am thankful for everyone who gave to the Typhoon relief, we have our car loaded with love and generosity in the form of blankets, clothing, medical supplies and food for people in need. You all are amazing.

Just be thankful for what you got (MisterPeter, flickr)

“Be Thankful”

Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire.

If you did, what would there be to look forward to?


Be thankful when you don’t know something for it gives you the opportunity to learn.

Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times, you grow.

Be thankful for each new challenge because it will build your strength and character.

Be thankful for your mistakes. They will teach you valuable lessons.


Be thankful when you are tired and weary because it means you have made a difference.


It is easy to be thankful for the good things.


A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who are also thankful for the setbacks.


Gratitude can turn a negative to a positive.

Find a way to be thankful for your troubles and they can become your blessings.

– Author Unknown