The Gratitude Grind

Warriors ARISE

03-11-2021 • 28 min

Welcome back to the Warriors Arise Podcast! In this episode, Jane Zahasky is on a break so Suzi Hanson and Stephanie Reed are here to recall the powerful testimonies shared in the previous episodes, discuss the journey to finding pure joy despite harsh storms, and rediscovering the definition of being grateful with the life we have. Join us and listen in!


[00:01 - 04:37] The Attitude of Gratitude


  • Recalling powerful testimonies
  • Drug addiction
  • Facing rejection
  • Defining gratitude
  • Showing appreciation
  • Returning kindness
  • Finding pure joy

[04:38 - 13:16] Peace and Joy through the Storm


  • Walking in faith
  • Let perseverance finish its work
  • Refuse to stay stuck
  • The essence of gratitude
  • Happiness is circumstantial
  • Joy is everlasting
  • Training our minds for gratitude

[13:17 - 18:20] Resetting Our Joy


  • Becoming thankful
  • Stopping for a moment
  • Telling others what’s good about themselves
  • Serving others


[18:21 - 28:11] Closing Segment


  • Cultivate a habit of gratefulness
  • Closing words



Tweetable Quotes:


“So what is gratitude? It's readiness to show appreciation and return kindness to somebody else.” – Stephanie Reed


“That [facing challenging struggles] is a real part of the process when you're going through trials of that nature. And I just want you to know that if that's where you are, that's okay. What's important is that you don't stay there. Try to do one thing.” – Suzi Hanson


“It's not about you being grateful, because you have happiness and joy, you first show gratitude, and that produces the gift of joy. And the more that you show gratefulness, the more you live out joy.” – Stephanie Reed


“When we talk about gratitude, it's more about the things that we can notice around us. but a lot of times we forget to notice things inside of other people. And whenever we do that, they start to act out on those things. Because sometimes they don't even know that they are doing it.” – Stephanie Reed



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