We are conditioned to be grateful when we receive something we have been anticipating for some time. When an opportunity suddenly becomes available to us when there seemed to be no way out, the ‘thank you’ resonates in your mind and heart such that your lips can’t help but to keep uttering it.
When you survive a near-death experience such as a terrifying accident scare, you suddenly become aware of how precious life is and how grateful you are to have made it out of the experience unscathed.
But what do we do when ‘nothing’ happens? Sure, some of us do well to appreciate the protection and provision we enjoy and remind ourselves to keep doing so.
As human as we are, when the events in our lives become routine, we tend to lose the awe in the miracle of ‘nothing happening’, become familiar with it and eventually feel entitled…
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