Meaning: To be grateful for the good things instead of complaining.
“Mom, I want a new iPhone!” “No way! There are children in the world who don’t have enough to eat – count your blessings!”
I’m just lucky to have a job – I’m counting my blessings.
I may not be rich, but I have good health. You’ve got to count your blessings.
In which situation is it appropriate to tell someone to count their blessings?
A. When someone says they’re tired.
B. When someone says they just had a baby.
C. When someone talks about all their problems.
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The correct answer is C. When you tell someone to count their blessings, you’re telling them to focus on the positive things rather than the negatives. You’re telling them to be optimistic instead of pessimistic. No go out there and start counting those blessings!