Thanksgiving Day is my favorite day of the year.  It happens to be the day I proposed to my bride.  “Thankfully” she said yes.

Leading up to gratitude day, there are so many things that capture my attention and cause a sense of wonder.

English writer, G.K. Chesterton once wrote, “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” 

If you want to exponentially multiply your gratefulness, start with opening your eyes and looking around.

Personally . . . 

I am thankful for old books.

I am thankful for the sunrise I saw yesterday morning.

I am thankful for long checkout lines that remind me life is meant to be lived slowly.

I am thankful for cold water after a hard workout.

I am thankful for encouraging comments at the end of a blog.

I am thankful for strawberries on my Cheerios.

I am thankful for my front porch after a long day.

I am thankful for movies that make me cry.

I am thankful for my coworkers who make me want to be a better leader.

I am thankful for my blue sweatshirt that I wear on my day off.

I am thankful for the opportunity to double my wonder.

How about you?

 

i2i,

Randy

 

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Author: Randy

Randy is an author, speaker, executive coach, and the CEO of InteGREAT Leadership. He invests his time encouraging leaders around the world.