About Coincidences and Gratitude

Why you shouldn’t rush with conclusions in hard times and stay grateful

As an example, I want to tell you a story.

I could relate to it.

And it will pass too.

  • If I happen to lose money, I think: “At least God didn’t take it with health.”
  • If people betray me, I think: “At least their damage was not collateral. I learned a lot about people through this relationship and I am thankful for the time they were a part of my life.”
  • If I fail, I think: “At least I learned something. Next time I will not be so foolish.”
  • If I my brain is screaming at me to give up while I am running, I think: “There are people who don’t have legs. I am priveleged to have an opportunity to workout. Run and stop bitching!”
  • If I feel that things fall apart, I tell myself: “They don’t. I am just changing the lines to another variation of reality. Something better is coming, I just don’t know it yet.”
  • There are handicapped people and people who have terminal illnesses.
  • There are people whose relatives were killed and a home was destroyed in the actions of war.
  • There are people who went to sleep hungry yesterday
  • There are people who don’t have a shelter and sleep on the ground
  • There are people who don’t have access to such essential things as clean water.

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