Joshua Gagnon

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Ep 050: An Attitude of Gratitude

Show Notes - An Attitude of Gratitude

Welcome to Episode number 50, the first episode of 2017! We are excited to announce that in 2017, we will be releasing a new episode every Wednesday. Subscribe and share on your favorite podcasting app. Enjoy today's episode.

Principles for Gratitude:

1) Gratitude promotes joy.

Gratitude can change the atmosphere of an entire room or team.

Our goal is to make NLC the most fun team to work on in the country.

2) Gratitude promotes optimism.

Work hard at finding things to be thankful for.

3) Gratitude promotes unity.

Divisiveness comes from a place of bitterness and lack of contentment.

4) Gratitude promotes humility.

God can not lift a head that isn’t bowed.

5) Gratitude promotes peace.

6) Gratitude promotes praise.

Referenced in this episode:

Slack is NLC’s primary communication tool - www.slack.com

Click this link to see NLC’s “Gratitude” canvas for 2017 - a gift from Pastor Josh to each member of the NLC staff: www.dropbox.com/s/cjz2nl0bgn0j58s…ratitude.pdf?dl=0

Quotes from this episode:

“Gratitude promotes joy.” - Pastor Josh Gagnon

“Rarely will you be thanking God or thanking others and have a pessimistic attitude at the same time.” - Pastor Josh Gagnon

“You can shoot for the moon, but that doesn’t mean you don’t appreciate the stars you pass along the way.” - Pastor Josh Gagnon

“Taking a timeout to appreciate what we are thankful for creates a sense of unity.” - Roman Archer

“The moment you start feeling entitled, your gratitude is going down the drain.” - Roman Archer

“The more thankful we are, the more humble we become.” - Pastor Josh Gagnon