The 10 Ways Gratitude Can Transform Your Life

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Gratitude is our most direct line to God and the angels. If we take the time, no matter how crazy and troubled we feel, we can find something to be thankful for. ~ Terry Lynn Taylor, American writer



In the United States we celebrated our annual Thanksgiving Day two days ago. My spirit guides thought this would be a good time to “count our blessings.” Most of us have far more blessings than we’re even aware of. It’s important to always know that, especially with the political turmoil in this country and the world over.


Many humans underestimate the power of gratitude. Gratitude, as Johnny said in the title he chose for this post, can literally transform your life into an experience of near-constant joy and love.

Here are some ideas for you to consider:

  • When you are grateful for anything, anyone in your life, you are literally restoring your intimate bond with God, with divine energy.
  • Gratitude keeps your physical body healthy and vital. Or, if needed, it can restore your physical body to health and balance. You will find it easier to create the body you desire when you are grateful the body you have right now.
  • Gratitude for the people in your life will broaden and deepen the heart connection you have with them.
  • Gratitude for your spirit guides and angels will make the lines of communication between you far easier for you and for them.
  • Gratitude for the animals, wild or domestic, in your life will enhance the heart-to-heart bond you already have with them, and will make telepathic communication with them much easier.
  • Gratitude for your loved ones (human or animal) who have crossed beyond the veil you call death will make it much easier for you to communicate directly with them.
  • Gratitude for the life you are living right now, whether it’s the life you want or not, will bring you more—much more—of what you want into your life.
  • Gratitude is the key that unlocks the door to your abundance, on all levels—physical, mental, emotional, spiritual. That door, by the way, is not “out there.” It’s within you.
  • Gratitude will create more peace in your life, peace within and peace without. You will radiate that peace, and people will wonder what your “secret” is.
  • Gratitude will enrich your life far beyond what we have mentioned here today. Each new day, each new moment holds unlimited abundance when you are in a constant, or near-constant, state of gratitude.

Gratitude will literally transform your life into the life of your dreams.

Copyright © 2016 by John Cali
Updated November 2017


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In this video Oprah Winfrey talks about how she personally practices gratitude.


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10 Responses

  1. Jerry Pottle

    John, thanks so much h for reposting this message! I am grateful for you taking the time to share your love especially when everything seems upside down in the world. The videos you usually show really help to bring your’s and Spirit’s message home to the heart!

    Much love and have a great holiday!

    • John Cali

      You’re most welcome, Jerry! As one of my favorite spiritual teachers says, gratitude collapses time and space. Then all that’s left is the eternal present moment where there is only peace and love.

      Much love to you, dear brother. You also have a great and peace-filled holiday season!

  2. Tracy

    I’m so grateful that you have restarted this post. Thank you! I needed this reminder more than I can express. I hope you don’t mind that I’m going to copy it and put it on my frig, so that my family and I will be reminded every day, to be grateful for all that we are blessed with.
    Happy Thanksgiving, John!

    • John Cali

      You’re most welcome, Tracy. I’m delighted the timing was good for you. Please feel free to copy it — and even send it to others you think may benefit from it.

      Happy Thanksgiving to you also — and have a great holiday season!


      • Tracy

        What a great idea! I will definitely share this online, with your site link. Thanks again. Much love from Montana! ~ Tracy

        • John Cali

          Thank you, Tracy. Have a beautiful holiday up there in beautiful Montana! Much love to you too.

  3. Maria

    Dear John,
    I do appreciate & enjoy all the emails you sent me. They always come at the right moment in my life when I do need a reminder that life is precious & not to take anything for granted. Thank you so much. (Grazie di cuore.)

    • John Cali

      Thanks very much, Maria, for taking the time to write, and for your kind words. We deeply appreciate it.

  4. Jeannie

    When you stop to think about all you are grateful for what seems to be negative pales in comparison. Taking a moment to think and feel and be thankful for that which uplifts you not only gives you much to smile about but it also chases away and blues you might be feeling.

    thanks for the reminder
    love and hugs

    • John Cali

      Thank you very much, Jeannie, for your thoughts and comments. We always have so much more to be grateful for than most of us ever even think about.

      Love & hugs, John

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