A grateful person is a happy person. Many spiritual traditions maintain this. Even science backs the claim that gratitude makes people happier. It was found in scientific researches that grateful people experience lower levels of depression and stress. They also demonstrate higher levels of life satisfaction, positive emotions, optimism and vitality.
Let me share with you a story of a blind girl…
Does God really exist? This is a question that everyone should ask as the existence of God has enormous implications on our lives and destinies. If God does not exist, not only would our lives become meaningless, we would also ultimately end in death. In such a scenario, it doesn't matter anymore how we live our lives; there would be no hope for deliverance from evil, aging, disease and ultimately, death. However, if God does exist, life will have a whole new meaning because there will be hope and redemption. We would then be able to know God and His love for us in a personal way. God's existence will thus make a tremendous life-changing difference for us!
The following story, one of the best that I've read, explains the existence of God...
During the seminars that I have conducted in the past, I would sometimes ask my participants: “What attitude have you brought here today?” Very often, I received puzzled looks from the audience. Not surprising though, because most people don’t really have a high level of attitude awareness. I'm inspired by Nick Vujicic when I read about his story many years ago. His positive attitude towards life touches me in a great way, and has transformed my perspective on attitude.