A thankful heart hath a continual feast. (W. J. Cameron, Canadian author)

Cameron also says, “He who sits by the fire, thankless for the fire, is just as if he had no fire.” Why? Because, he says, “Nothing is possessed save in appreciation, of which thankfulness is the indispensable ingredient.” In other words, if we take our possessions for granted, we don’t fully appreciate what we have. To do so, we must develop thankfulness.

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you (1 Thessalonians 5:18).