The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.” -Thomas Merton
“Thanksgiving Day is a good day to recommit our energies to giving thanks and just giving.” –Amy Grant
“Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then they discover once a year is way too often.” –Johnny Carson
“I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.” –Marcus Samuelsson
“Thanksgiving dinners take 18 hours to prepare. They are consumed in 12 minutes. Half-times take 12 minutes. This is not coincidence.” –Erma Bombeck
“An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.” –Irv Kupcient
“Thanksgiving Day comes…once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.” –Edward Sandford Martin
3 Keys to Tap the Power of Gratitude
- Emote: feel the emotion.
- Extend: give gratitude to include other people.
- Exercise: do your daily gratitude exercise.
“If you want to feel more emotional joy, choose gratitude.” -Jane Ransom