Thankfulness is about optimism, reflecting on growth and the testing of one’s humanity;
It studies the paths we travel, the intersection of lives and how parts make the whole.
Thankfulness teaches us that pleasure is fleeting, temporary and disappointing;
It proves satisfaction is found in commitment, perseverance and overcoming.
Thankfulness is about living in life’s moments, being in the flow and fully engaging;
It distinguishes us by its requirement for intellect, creativity and yet, humility.
Thankfulness nurtures feelings, heals brokenness and restores hope;
It shows us our true strength, how far we can stretch and the value of vigor.
Thankfulness is about relating to others, connecting soul to soul and living love;
It allows vulnerability to lead to intimacy and unites the physical to the emotional.
Thankfulness commemorates relationships, those both now and lost;
It humbles us by revealing we are not self-made, self-actualized, or just plain self.
Thankfulness is about knowing life’s reason, purpose and meaning;
It gives us energy, motivation and a sense of mission in our deepest parts.
Thankfulness drives us to recognize all that we have, despite who we may be;
It gives worth to the unalike, the enemy and the near-forgotten.
Thankfulness is about triumph through trauma, the strive in the thrive and the joy despite pain;
It tells the story of A to Z by revealing the who we are through the help of others.
Thankfulness pushes us to seek Who and who are the secrets to fulfillment;
It permits us to flourish, endure and to be something more than ourselves.