Appreciation is to value something highly and show gratitude.


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  • “The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.”

    —Richard David Bach Writer

  • “God gave us memory that we might have roses in December.”

    —James M. Barrie Novelist, Dramatist

  • “You bring out the best in yourself by looking for the best in others.”

    —Gene Bedley National Educator Of The Year

  • “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.”

    —Anne Bradstreet Writer, Poet, First Woman To Be Published In Colonial America

  • “The aim of life is appreciation; there is no sense in not appreciating things; and there is no sense in having more of them if you have less appreciation of them.”

    —G. K. Chesterton Writer, Poet, Essayist, Novelist

Stories About Appreciation

Didn't Have To Be.

Submitted by Chance Reames

The devastation that a divorce brings on a child is life changing. When I was young I did not understand why all the bad...

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Taking Care Of Baby

Submitted by Anonymous

I met a fairly young mother who had two young children on the train ride back to the Bay Area from Portland. She recently...

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Appreciate The Unappreciated

Submitted by Anonymous

My 19 year old daughter was the victim of an assault in December of 2008. This was a very traumatic event, but because of her...

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Everyday Hero Stories

My Pastor P

My pastor is my hero because he helps us learn about Jesus. He is sometimes funny. My pastor is a hero to me because he lets...

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Darlene H

My hero was/is my former boss of 10 years,although she has worked with the same company for 12,I think.She took a chance on...

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Maria A

I am only 16 years old and my hero has been an incredible person that I grew up with and that I love so much. Since I was...

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Appreciation is to show gratefulness to someone.
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i appreciate helps me look at the values that mean something in my life...i dont give to get thanks...i give because it feels good
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