Infuse Your Heart With Gratitude: 10 Inspiring Saint Quotes in Celebration of Thanksgiving Day

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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

Let us remember why we celebrate Thanksgiving: to thank God for all the blessings in our lives!

Below are 10 inspiring quotes from the saints to infuse your soul with the true spirit of Thanksgiving!

“Happiness can only be achieved by looking inward and learning to enjoy whatever life has, and this requires transforming greed into gratitude.”
St. John Chrysostom

“The best way to show my gratitude is to accept everything, even my problems, with joy.” St. Teresa of Calcutta

“The secret of happiness is to live moment by moment and to thank God for what He is sending us every day in His goodness.”
St. Gianna Beretta Molla

“Thank God ahead of time.”
Bl. Solanus Casey

“O my God, let me remember with gratitude and confess to thee thy mercies toward me.” St. Augustine of Hippo

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.”
St. Ambrose

“In all created things discern the providence and wisdom of God, and in all things give Him thanks.”
St. Teresa of Avila

“Remember the past with gratitude.  Live the present with enthusiasm.  Look forward to the future with confidence.”
St. John Paul II

“Get used to lifting your heart to God,
in acts of thanksgiving, many times a day.
Because he gives you this and that.
Because you have been despised.
Because you haven’t what you need or because you have.
Thank him for everything, because everything is good.” 

St. Josemaria Escriva

“Would that I could exhaust myself in acts of thanksgiving and gratitude towards this Divine Heart, for the great favor He shows us.”
St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

“Jesus does not demand great action from us but simply surrender and gratitude.”
St. Therèse of Lisieux

Thank you, Lord for everything!

Have a blessed Thanksgiving!

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