To guard yourself against ungratefulness, take the following prescription. Repeat daily.
Psalm 103:1-5 NIV - "Praise the Lord, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits– who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s."
MESSAGE: Can you think of all God's benefits in your life?
Colossians 3:15-17 NIV - "Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him."
MESSAGE: Always give thanks.
Dear Father, I want to give you thanks. Thank you for (a person). Thank you for (your life situation). Thank you for your forgiveness and gift of eternal life. I throw away ungratefulness and will give thanks in ALL circumstances. In Jesus' Name, Amen.
Write an encouragement note thanking someone for their positive impact in your life. Deliver the note and verbally thank them. God loves it when we notice the wonders of his creation in each other.