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As Curator and one of the founders of MindBodyGreen, Jason's goal is to inspire wellness globally. After being told that he required back surgery, Jason opted for yoga and is now completely healed. Jason has been featured in the The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. He has a BA in History from Columbia University, where he played Varsity Basketball for four years. Jason lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife. Thoughts, Food For Thought, Remember This, Inspiration, Quotes, Be Grateful, So True, Reality Check, Stop Complaining
a good reminder to be thankful, grateful, and content with everyday. You never know what tomorrow may bring!!
I usually don't care much for sappy quotes, but I always need to be reminded of this. Coveting is ugly, and, if left unattended, grows into jealousy. And jealousy can grossly interfere with God's plan for your life, but, even worse, it can interfere with His plan for someone else's life.
"I [the apostle Paul] have learned how to be content with whatever I have. I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is with a full stomach or empty, with plenty or little. For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength." Philippians 4:11-13
One teacher says that she used it with her fourth graders. They read it and then discussed all that we "don't like" to do, but are grateful for, as in this passage. Then each wrote his/her own poem "I don't like __ but I'm thankful for it because it means ___."