Have you ever felt like you shouldn’t feel too happy? Like when there’s a lot of tension in the air, have you felt you should quit feeling so lighthearted, cut the smile, and get your business face on?
In this video, I talk about gratitude and how God’s given us permission to be thankful, even when no one else is.
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(1) Just because everyone else around you looks gloomy, you don’t have to. You don’t have to stare at the ground on the subway. You don’t have to ignore everyone you pass on the street. You don’t have to wait for a problem to come up to call you care about.
(2) Instead, you can call them just to thank them. You can strike up conversations with random people at the park. You can make friends with the bum on the corner and the executive in the corner office. You can laugh out loud at the theater or congratulate your friends when they make ever-so-small progress with their crazy diet. You can be grateful for the smallest things even if everyone else takes them for grated.