count your blessings


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count (one's) blessings

To reflect on the good things in one's life and be grateful for them. I know you're disappointed that you didn't come in first, but so many other incredible things have happened to you this year. Count your blessings, my darling. I try to count my blessings every day—it's a great antidote to sadness!
See also: blessing, count

count your blessings

be grateful for what you have.
2003 The Hindu: Literary Review At forty you ruminate. Mostly about life and what it has done to you. At forty you count your blessings. And accept the bitter dollops that have been flung your way.
See also: blessing, count

count your ˈblessings

realize how lucky you are and not complain: Stop looking so miserable and count your blessings! At least you’ve still got a job and somewhere to live.
See also: blessing, count
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Just get on with it and occasionally count your blessings.
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Hold your loved ones close, count your blessings and enjoy the advert in the true spirit of Christmas.
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Count your blessings as I do and ignore people who don't know what you have been through.