count one's blessings

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Definition of count one's blessings

: to make a special effort to appreciate the good things in one's life I try to remember to count my blessings every day. You escaped the fire? Well, count your blessings!

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“Count one's blessings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/count%20one%27s%20blessings. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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