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

A Christmas Surprise

Submitted by Anonymous

In 1970 my five brothers, my sister and I lived in the housing projects of Toronto with our parents. My father was a factory...

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A Decision To Be Better Not Worse

Submitted by Bill Keefe

The other evening I was an observer. I was drawn to a young woman in a restaurant bar. There was a presence about her that...

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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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Everyday Hero Stories

Annabelle Brown

She is 68 years old but moved like a 30 years old, she put up a foundation who help public schools in their CHARACTER...

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My Mom

My hero is my mom. She helps me get in the shower. She helps me get dressed. She drives me to school. She cleans my clothes....

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My Dad

My hero is my dad. He is my hero because he is nice. He gives me food and he makes my food. He takes me to school. He takes...

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