The practice of gratitude will yield an abundance of opportunities for growth and increase in all areas of life. Simply, gratitude is the secret to growth. Practice gratitude got it. Wait, before you copy + paste in your notes app, let’s dig a little deeper into how to practice gratitude. Keep reading.
Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. And is best shown through action not merely words. Can you handle what you have now? Are you a good steward over your possessions?
Stewardship is defined as the care or management of the possessions and affairs of someone else. Someone else? I work for mine. No one has given me anything. It’s easy to think those thoughts. But let’s dig deeper, here. Riddle me this: Do you truly own your possessions? Or were these given by God? A higher power? The universe?
The Law of Stewardship states the way you manage your possessions now will always determine what you will ultimately be able to acquire.
1. There is a direct correlation between your capacity and your potential.
- Your potential for tomorrow is determined by how you manage what you have acquired today.
2. Focus on your personal growth to grow your personal capacity to practice gratitude.
4 Ways to Practice Gratitude:
3. Development of Character.
4. Use of Wisdom.
It would be easy to complain about not having enough money. Or I could become disciplined in the management of my money and resources through budgeting, saving, and investing. I could make wiser choices regarding my spending habits. Through exercising the methods mentioned above, my character will show I am worthy of an increase of money and resources.
Because I had a #mindshift and decided to practice gratitude for what I have now. I will be given opportunities for growth and increase in my finances.
Fortunately, this works for all areas of your life.
Now, that you know the secret. Tell me: In what area of life will you practice gratitude?