Shukr (Thankfulness)

Shukr (Thankfulness) Literally meaning gladness felt about and gratitude shown for the good done to one, Sufis use shukr to mean using one’s body, abilities, feelings, and thoughts bestowed upon one to fulfill the purpose of his or her creation: being thankful to the Creator for what He has bestowed....

Gratitude to God in The Old Testament

Gratitude to God in The Old Testament Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work—this is a gift of God. (Ecclesiastes, 5:19) Sing to the Lord, you saints of His; praise His holy...

Thanksgiving In The Bible

Thanksgiving In The Bible “O Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! For the Lord is a great...

Be Thankful

Be Thankful Gratitude, thankfulness, or gratefulness, from the Latin word gratus ‘pleasing, thankful’, is a feeling of appreciation felt by and/or similar positive response shown by the recipient of kindness, gifts, help, favors, or other types of generosity, towards the giver of such gifts.  Be Thankful Be thankful that you...

Thankfulness Quotes

Thankfulness Quotes Everyone should be more thankful for what they have. Too often people tend to focus on what others have that they don’t. So be appreciative of your old car and don’t spend too much time wishing for that new model your neighbor just bought. Taking pride in what...

Gratitude

What Is Gratitude, Thankfulness and Gratefulness?   Gratitude, thankfulness, or gratefulness, from the Latin word gratus ‘pleasing, thankful’,[1] is a feeling of appreciation felt by and/or similar positive response shown by the recipient of kindness, gifts, help, favors, or other types of generosity, towards the giver of such gifts.[2] The experience of gratitude has historically...

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Grace Before and After Meals

Before A Meal God’s Messenger said: God is pleased with His servant who says: “All Praise is for God” while taking a morsel of food and while drinking. Bless us, O Lord, and these your gifts which we are about to receive from your goodness. Through Christ our Lord. Amen....

What Does God Want From Us For Foods?

What Does God Want From Us For Foods? The price the True Bestower of Bounties wants in return for those valuable bounties and goods is three things: one is remembrance, one is thanks, and one is reflection. Saying, “In the Name of God” at the start is remembrance, and, “All...

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