Counted his blessings - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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!
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.
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.
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But he probably counted his blessings
they didn't bring the cub's dad out to play.
In his office down the hall, Warshauer, thankful to have insurance, counted his blessings
that no one was hurt in the fire.
Blyth boss Harry Dunn counted his blessings
today and then revealed the Spartans are paying the price for their vital victory over bitter rivals Gateshead in midweek.