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Thankful Quotes for Thanksgiving

Thank you Lord, for family.  Thank you for your peace and your presence and the gift of life. Thank you for love and joy and laughter. Thank you for all the blessings you have given us this Thanksgiving and forever.  What a mighty God we serve! He’s a Good, Good Father!

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Thankful Quotes for Thanksgiving

  • “It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” – Charles Spurgeon
  • “Genuine thankfulness is an act of the heart’s affections, not an act of the lips’ muscles.” –John Piper
  • “We pray for the big things and forget to give thanks for the ordinary, small (and yet really not small) gifts.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • “Enter His gates with thanksgiving And His courts with praise Give thanks to Him, bless His name. For the LORD is good; His lovingkindness is everlasting And His faithfulness to all generations.” – Psalm 100:5
  • “Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayer and worn with thanks.” – Thomas Goodwin
  • . “A thankful heart is one of the primary identifying characteristics of a believer. It stands in stark contrast to pride, selfishness, and worry. And it helps fortify the believer’s trust in the Lord and reliance of His provision, even in the toughest times. No matter how choppy the seas become, a believer’s heart is buoyed by constant praise and gratefulness to the Lord.” –John MacArthur
  • “Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples.” – 1 Chronicles 16:8
  • “If I do not feel a sense of joy in God’s creation, if I forget to offer the world back to God with thankfulness, I have advanced very little upon the Way. I have not yet learnt to be truly human. For it is only through thanksgiving that I can become myself.” – Kallistos Ware
  • “Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good, For His lovingkindness is everlasting. Give thanks to the God of gods, For His lovingkindness is everlasting. Give thanks to the Lord of lords, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.” – Psalm 136:1-3gratitude
  • “Joy is thankfulness, and when we are joyful, that is the best expression of thanks we can offer the Lord, Who delivers us from sorrow and sin.” – Thaddeus of Vitovnica
  • “In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18
  • “A spirit of thankfulness is one of the most distinctive marks of a Christian whose heart is attuned to the Lord. Thank God in the midst of trials and every persecution.” –Billy Graham

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12 Inspiring Quotes for Veterans Day

There are some things that go beyond words.  Honor. Respect. Sacrifice.  Our Veterans have paid the ultimate price – sacrificing their lives for the rest of us. Some lived, some died in war. They all deserve our respect and our gratitude – for doing for us what we have not done for ourselves.  Freedom is never free – it requires a sacrifice.  Thank you Opa. Thank you Bob. Thank you Grandpa Alexander – you taught me what honor was…

 

12 Inspiring Quotes for Veterans Day

  1. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” —John F. Kennedy

  2. “Better to fight for something than live for nothing.”– Gen. George S. Patton, Jr

  3. “Freedom is never free.” -Author Unknown

  4. “Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.” ― Abraham Lincoln

  5. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. “—Joseph Campbell

  6. “Never give in — never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” —Winston Churchill

  7. “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” -Elmer Davis

  8. “Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.” -G.K. Chesterton

  9. “Serving my country was a life-changing experience for me. It was during those years that I realized the importance of commitment, dedication, honor, and discipline. I have never laughed so much; nor have I ever prayed so much. I made life-long friends. The leaders and heroes I served with helped shape me into the man I am today. I feel honored to have been a part of such a great tradition and grateful to others who have walked the same path. Thank you!” ― Steve Maraboli

  10. “The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” – Patrick Henry

  11. “The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.” – George Washington

  12. “In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” -Jose Narosky

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“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” – John 15:13

 

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9

 

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” – Deuteronomy 31:6

 

 

Be You

7 Quotes on Being You

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1. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde

2. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. “Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.” ― Judy Garland

4. “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.” ― Harvey Fierstein

5. “About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won’t like you at all.” ― Rita Mae Brown

6. “A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself-and especially to feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is.” ― Jim Morrison

7. “be yourself- not your idea of what you think somebody else’s idea of yourself should be.” ― Henry David Thoreau