Being open to receive is a form of grateful expectations realized.
A simple box of envelopes bought at a garage sale for half a dollar, secretly held seven dollars worth of beautiful stamps.
Attitude determines anything, everything. An attitude of gratitude is empowering, humbling, enriching, improving. To find something, for which to be grateful, in the midst of common, day to day challenges is to find treasure. To search and find something to be grateful for in the face of seeming nothing is empowering!