Latter-day Saint Life

15 Ways to be Grateful from the Prophet and Apostles

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the month of November is filled with gratitude. This can be seen on social media outlets, where users frequently participate in #30daysofgratitude on Facebook and Twitter, among others.

Throughout the years, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have given several talks on gratitude and how to be thankful in any circumstance. Below are 15 tips for cultivating gratitude and things to be grateful for, one from each member of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

1. Thomas S. Monson: How to have a grateful heart

President Monson has called gratitude a “divine gift.” In the October 2010 General Conference, he taught:

My brothers and sisters, do we remember to give thanks for the blessings we receive? Sincerely giving thanks not only helps us recognize our blessings, but it also unlocks the doors of heaven and helps us feel God’s love.

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