Written By Geoff Talbot - Co-Founder Of The Seven Sentence Blog.
I’m thankful for all the no’s, all the rejection, all the obstacles, and all the failures that I’ve experienced in my 38 years on this planet.
Too often, we count our blessings in a very material way,our blessings are things that we’ve gained — our treasured relationships, our possessions, our successes…hmmm?
Perhaps it’s time that we turned the turkey on its head and started looking at gratitude and the art of being thankful in a new light (Tweet).
I’m thankful for my losses, I’m grateful for my wounds, I am truly blessed because of some injustices I’ve experienced in my life.
These were not good things in themselves, but through them, my soul has, in some ways been broken open and the true fragrance of my creative being has been released into the atmosphere for others to enjoy and savor.
How about you, how has rejection, hardship, failure and loss shaped you as a human being?
Any fool can be grateful for the things that have been gained, but true wisdom finds value and refinement in all that has been lost.