As we look ahead to the celebration of Thanksgiving, here are five powerful quotes from the Saints on gratitude. What struck me the most about these quotes is that taken together they provide a broad picture of the “attitude of gratitude” which we should have towards the Lord. Our gratitude should be expressed in prayer, for God’s mercy, his goodness and the blessings of the past. It should be lived out in both the joy-filled times in our lives and in the struggles as well. Finally, our gratitude should lead us to live radically for Jesus – to the point, as St. Ignatius bluntly states, of being considered a fool.Have you thanked the Lord today? -1–2- -3–4–5-Many thanks to Jenna over at Call Her Happy for hosting the weekly Five Fav’s – to read more head over there now! Click here to read previous editions of my own Five Favorites. Receive new posts directly via email. Sign up for free today by entering your email address below!

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