Saturday, November 26, 2011

Count your blessings

I feel so sad these days and I have a lot of things do (including blogging and blog hopping) but I don't feel like working to accomplish them. I can list so many reasons to be happy, so why in the world don't I feel happy? Maybe because I am too tired of having a day off or 2 in between 3 or 4 graveyard shifts. Sometimes I feel miserable for no reason at all. Am I experiencing PMS? Maybe, I reckon. Or am I just too worried about  my obligations? Just thinking out loud. Whenever I feel like giving up, I always close my eyes and think of how blessed I am. That I shouldn't complain....but hey! I am just a human--an ordinary woman. Nevertheless, I am still thankful and grateful. Thank you Lord for all the blessings!

Allow me to share some of my favorite quotes and my photos.

Count your blessings instead of your crosses;Count your gains instead of your losses. Count your joys instead of your woes; Count your friends instead of your foes. Count your smiles instead of your tears; Count your courage instead of your fears. Count your full years instead of your lean; Count your kind deeds instead of your mean. Count your health instead of your wealth; Count on God instead of yourself.
~~Author Unknown



Every positive thing in your life represents a single unique blessing. Every negative thing in your life has the opportunity to become a double blessing. For when you turn a negative into a positive, you gain twice. You are no longer burdened with the negative situation, and in addition to that you are strengthened by a new positive force.
~~Ralph Marston

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not your past misfortunes of which all men have some.
~~Charles Dickens

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.
~~Eric Hoffer



A blessed weekend to everyone! Salaam!

3 comments:

  1. it is natural for our inner weather to shift and change. Don't worry, but care for yourself as you are doing and the joy will find you soon. that is my intention for you, friend.


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  2. Another usage of arithmetic is for counting blessing!!

    Great.

    Have a nice and happy weekend.

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  3. Thank you so much Cloudia.

    @Rainfield, and am having difficulty mastering arithmetic lol! Guess I should always remind myself how blessed I am despite of the difficulties in living and working here in the Emirates.

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