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

Value Ideas For Appreciation


Be on time all day today.


Buy a bunch of flowers on your way to work. Give each one to a colleague you appreciate.


Send a note to a favorite teacher telling them the best thing they taught you.


Stop, look around, and enjoy all the beauty in nature.


Thank someone for something you usually take for granted.

Stories About Appreciation


Submitted by Anonymous

I came to work in the operating room after nursing school was completed. I was so excited about my new job that I would...

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My Daddy

Submitted by Anonymous

I still remember the first time I was "qualified" to go to a football game with my daddy. My parents had eight children; so...

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Sebastopol Ffa

Submitted by Anonymous

The FFA (Future Farmers of America) of Sebastopol, California has changed my life so much since freshman year. During Middle...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Georgia And Gentry

I have two daughters, Georgia, 13, and Gentry, 11. I can't tell a story about someone being my hero without mentioning both...

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Jimmy was the cousin everyone looked up to, the Head Honcho, the cousin who was always there to help the little ones along....

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Rose D

My grandmother is my hero. She was a proud woman that spoke her mind and put on no false pretenses. She was incredibly strong...

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