The quality of being grateful or thankful.
Gratitude is something many of us could use a little more of. Often, we get so caught up in our lives that we forget to stop and realize what we have right in front of us.
We take the simple things for granted. Our families. Health. Abilities. Opportunities. Friends. Even our weaknesses to which we can build upon.
Changing our perspective to one of gratitude can shift a poor day to a productive one. However, this is not an easy adjustment. It is not something that is going to happen overnight. In order to make it a way of life, it will take constant practice.
Adjusting our mentalities to stay focused on where we are currently and where we are going, but not forgetting where we came from.
Being able to pause for a moment and catch sight of what you have in front of you can be life changing.
It is something we are working on daily. Having gratitude in life. For the things we have accomplished so far, the coming opportunities to accomplish more, and the things we are forever grateful for.
This Independence Day, try to take a second to be grateful for all that you have. Your freedoms. Your opportunities. Your scars. Your successes. Your ability to wake up, take a deep breath, and have another moment to give everything you have to be the best person you can be.
We can all live with a little more gratitude.
We are grateful for you, the Beast Made Community. We are grateful for the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives. We are grateful for our families, friends, and those that gave everything for us to be able to live the lives we live today.
Happy Independence Day!