I believe it's important to be grateful for every experience, even the ones that I don't like.
Let's say someone does or says something I don't agree with. When I feel gratitude I experience the following gifts of Gratitude.
Gratitude enables me to see where the other is coming from, thus, revealing another way of being.
Gratitude reveals the other has good intentions; it is their way of showing love, albeit not my cup of tea.
Gratitude sheds more light on the matter and I not only have an expanded view about the subject, I understand myself a lot more.
Gratitude attracts lots more blessings.
I give thanks for everything.
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