gratitude

Saying Grace a Lot (G.K. Chesterton)

G.K. Chesterton helps us say GRACE the proper way. Have a beautiful day of Giving Thanks, Knowing Joy, and Offering Many Words of Gratitude.

Brian K. Rice
Leadership ConneXtions International
BrianRice@lcileaders.org

 

Five Thoughts on Being Grateful on This Thanksgiving Day

If you have a spare moment and are on your computer and reading your email and checking your facebook, you may have stumbled across this post.

So FIRST THINGS FIRST...
Happy Thanksgiving to all of you.

 

 

SECOND
Enjoy the two thoughts from the brilliant and delightful G.K. Chesterton on gratitude and one on saying grace

 

 

 

Happy Thanksgiving


May This Day be Full of Grace & Gratitude. 

As you say GRACE today, may your GRACE be a prayer of simple thanks to the Father above who is the  Giver of all Good Gifts. Here are two images of Grace Saying. I am sure the one is familar to you, while the other may be new.

NORMAN ROCKWELL... Woman saying Grace in a Diner.

Chesterton on Gratitude


G. K. Chesterton was one of those rare individuals who lived from 1874-1936. He was a prolific writer, thinker, debater, and apolgist for the Christian faith.

He was a creative "word-smith" who found brilliant and beautiful ways to describe the way of Christ. 

In my opinion, some of his best thoughts had to do with gratitude. As we are in the week of the North American Thanksgiving holiday, take a little time to reflect on Chesterton's thoughts.

Gratitude, the Source of Happiness

I recently had the pleasure of spending time with one of my grandsons which often brings new insights into who I am and how I think.  We had worked on a carpentry project together which included going to the local hardware store, cutting the wood and beginning the assembly process.  I made sure that he was actively involved in each step.  We had some good conversations and interactions.  At the end of the day I asked him what was the best part of the day and he said that I had given him a piece of gum at the store.  'Really' I thought, that was the best part of the day?  As we discovered later he had told his Mom that he got to build a project with Papa which was encouraging.  As I thought more about his response I realized that I look at life the same way as he does.  God does some amazing things in my life and I focus on the little and pr
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