Category Archives: Gratitude

PONDER on THIS for Thursday, December 7th, 2017 by Thich Nhat Hanh in NO DEATH, NO FEAR

“For many years I have told this story. Suppose two astronauts go to the moon. When they arrive, they have an accident and find out they have only enough oxygen for two days. There is no hope of someone coming … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 by Wayne W. Dyer in MANIFEST YOUR DESTINY

“Be thankful and avoid complaining as much as possible. Remember my own personal slogan, “Don’t complain, don’t explain.” Catch yourself as you are about to find fault with someone or some condition. Then, instead, find something to say that reflects … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Monday, October 30th, 2017 by Dr. Barbara Fredrickson in the book RIDE OF YOUR LIFE by Ran Zilca

“I think, actually, that when people learn about the science of positive emotions or the positivity ratio, there’s a temptation to make your motto, “I’m going to be positive.” People think it will be easy. But think that strategy backfires … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, June 16th, 2017 by Neale Donald Walsch in FRIENDSHIP WITH GOD

Neale Donald Walsch: “This is another place for me to mention my favorite prayer; the most powerful prayer I ever heard. Thank you God, for helping me to understand that this problem has already been solved for me. God: Yes, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, April 28th, 2017 by Wayne W. Dyer in MANIFEST YOUR DESTINY

“Become a person who is willing to tell those around you how much you appreciate them. Make a concerted effort to say aloud how much you love your family members without making it a phony ritual. Be willing to say … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, December 23rd, 2016 by Sanaya Roman in LIVING WITH JOY

“Every in-breath takes you up to the world of essence where form is created, and on the out-breath you send to the world your wishes. Every time you recognize the love you have, you increase it. One of the laws … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 by Alan Cohen in THE DRAGON DOESN’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE

“Contentment is an experience we can cultivate through practice. Abraham Lincoln said that “most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.” Like gratefulness and positivity, contentment is not usually handed to us as a … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, November 10th, 2016 by Sanaya Roman in LIVING WITH JOY

“All of you have desires, and desires make up what I call your “desire body.” There are things that you want to have in your life. If I asked you what you desire, what is most important to have right … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 by Emmet E. Miller in GRATITUDE, A WAY OF LIFE BY LOUISE HAY AND FRIENDS

“The way in which we see the world shapes our responses to the challenges life presents us. A sense of gratitude empowers us to choose wisely – how we feel, what we say, what we believe, what we do. How … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 by Rhonda Byrne in THE SECRET

“Praise and bless everything in your life! When you are praising or blessing you are on the highest frequency of love. In the Bible, the Hebrews used the act of blessing to bring forth health, wealth, and happiness. They knew … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Monday, February 29th, 2016 by Vadim Zeland in REALITY TRANSURFING 1

“Accept your present situation as it is and get rid of your dissatisfaction and resentment. You can always find something good in everything and in any situation. Even the smallest things in life can be a source of joy. So, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, March 9th, 2015 by Alan Cohen in THE DRAGON DOESN’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE

“Real service is given without any expectation of reward or acknowledgement. In this attitude we can never be disappointed and we will always feel fulfilled. If we feel irritated because we do not receive a “thank you” from someone for … Continue reading

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Best of PONDER on THIS for Friday, February 6th, 2015 by Arnold Patent in YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL

“Acknowledge all of the abundance you already have! Give thanks for your friends and family. Give thanks for the trees, sun, beaches, rivers, mountains, and birds. Give thanks for the food you eat, the clothes you wear, your house or … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, November 27th, 2014 by Don Miguel Ruiz in THE FOUR AGREEMENTS

To all U.S. subscribers to “Ponder on This,” best wishes for a very Happy Thanksgiving holiday. While I feel this passage, a prayer from the author Don Miguel Ruiz, was particularly appropriate on this U.S. holiday, the fact is this … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 by Joan Borysenko in in THE WAYS OF THE MYSTIC: SEVEN PATHS TO GOD

“Is the glass half empty or half full? The poorest welfare recipients in the United Sates are wealthy beyond belief in the eyes of most of the rest of the world. Even street people have resources available to them that … Continue reading

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