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

Thank You Team Hoyt

Submitted by Anonymous

Dear Team Hoyt'You are my heroes and inspiration. I first read about you both in Runner's World and was very touched. I will...

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A Real Christmas Tree

Submitted by Anonymous

We'd always wanted a real Christmas tree—a tall, lavishly decorated one, like other families had. It would have had singing...

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Separated Family

Submitted by Brittney Imade

Having my parents separated was hard on me when I was young. I never understood why they weren’t together anymore, and why I...

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Everyday Hero Stories

My Mommy M

My mommy is a hero to me because she gets me up to go to school. And on Sundays she gets me up for church. Sometimes she...

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Dave B

My hero is named Dave. I've known him for about two years now. There are so many reasons why he is my hero. He is like a dad...

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My Grandma

My hero is my grandma. She helps me with math and reading. She makes sure I do the right thing. She also lets me stay the...

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