View Podcast Page

Develop an Attitude of Gratitude

January 16, 2011 Length: 1:01

St. John the Solitary on thanking God each evening for His blessings

Click to play

Transcript Transcript

Psychologists have determined that developing an “attitude of gratitude” is a key to true happiness. St. John the Solitary gives us a method for truly thanking God each day for all the blessings we receive:

When evening comes, collect your thoughts and ponder over the entire course of the day: observe God’s providential care for you; consider the grace He has wrought in you throughout the whole span of the day; consider the rising of the moon, the joy of daylight, all the hours and moments, the divisions of time…When you have pondered on all this, wonder of God’s love toward you will well up within you, and gratitude for His acts of grace will bubble up inside you.

« Back

"Your radio website is a godsend for me as I feel so exiled in France. I am British, and my Orthodox family here represents my only real human spiritual companionship, aside from my children. Being able to hear your radio programs in my own language is a great aid to my everyday battles, of which there are many. "

Rachel from Angoulême, France


Share this Episode