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Why is being "thankful" so difficult?

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Visitor Comments: 11

(11) eitan, January 18, 2012 2:12 AM

I thinks it's hard to be aware of what you have when things are going well for you. If your healthy, you prob. wont think about what it would be llke if your were blind, or deaf, or had parkinsons, or cancer etc. Its also hard bec. i think humans have a tendency to focus on whats wrong with our life. And thats why we should train ourselves to focus on the pos., or focus on the ball as Rav Noach Weinberg would say. We should train ourselves to think about what we have and what it would be like if we didn't have those things, like eyesight. (The greatest gift we have is life itself.)And by doing that, we can appreciate life and be happy- "Who is rich?, the one is happy with his lot."

(10) Anonymous, November 30, 2008 10:21 PM

We fail to see the abundance we stand in by the grace of our G-d.

So much expression in the blind eyes that see so much.

(9) Anonymous, November 29, 2008 9:40 PM

i like the video

diferent something to think about it

(8) Anonymous, November 29, 2008 8:18 PM

so much to be thankful for

one of your best--- so much said--and unsaid--on so many different levels. And the blind man---who could he be?

(7) Chaiya, November 27, 2008 6:17 PM

Wants vs Needs

We do not realise that Hashem always gives us so much more than we need because what we want is so far from what we need.

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