“Those who are not grateful soon begin to complain of everything.”
--Thomas Merton, Thoughts in Solitude
In the United States, we're approaching the holiday of Thanksgiving -- a great reminder to stop and take a moment to be thankful.
In my experience, gratitude does drive out resentment, anger, and annoyance. And complaining! When I think about how grateful I am that I didn't have to cook Thanksgiving dinner, I stop grumbling to myself about the fact that I don't like asparagus.
Do you agree or disagree with Merton?
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