GRATITUDE

Gratitude is being thankful.

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  • “Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.”

    —Henri-Frederic Amiel Philosopher, Poet, Critic

  • “In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.”

    —Dietrich Bonhoeffer Pastor, Theologian, German Resistance Fighter In World War Ii

  • “I still miss those I loved who are no longer with me but I find I am grateful for having loved them. The gratitude has finally conquered the loss.”

    —Rita Mae Brown Writer

  • “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”

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

  • “In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.”

    —Albert Clarke

Stories About Gratitude

A Gift

Submitted by Pat

Although I picked gratitude thm re are at least 6 other principals that would apply. I was given a beautiful gift from my...

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Gratitude

Submitted by AEH

I am grateful that people seem to be turning towards concepts like this - a public request for values - in a world that also...

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Broken Heart From A Broken Home

Submitted by Cindy

When I was 17 years old I was taken away from my father’s abusive home by the state. If I had moved back in with my mother I...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Josua E

He lifts the world by saying 44,444 prayers a day. From those prayers he receives thanks from those he prays for. It heals...

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Billie S

As a child I saw my mother as anything but a hero, but when I became a parent I found out what a Hero truly is. I never...

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Robin H

I found my hero at an A.A. meeting. I was new to the program and she went out of her way to show me the ropes of becoming...

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Recent Comments

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Two of the most beautiful words in any language are not 'love you' but 'Thank you.'
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