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180 grateful steps
There I was—gloomy and miserable. The thought of going to work was almost too dreadful to bear. Things weren’t progressing as quickly as I thought they should be, and it was making me so unhappy! Though I felt defeated and discouraged, I trudged to work.
My office is ten stories up. As I approached the elevator, the thought hit me: “Are we really grateful for the good already received?” Mary Baker Eddy poses this question on page three of the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve asked myself this question and exasperatedly thought, “Well, of course I am!” and then continued to sulk. I was about to step into the elevator when an angel message asked me to reconsider this statement. So I did, thoughtfully and purposely, like this: