Gratitude is the fruit of great cultivation
~ Samuel Johnson
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy and change ordinary opportunities into blessings
~ William Arthur Ward
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
~ Meister Eckhart
When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.
~ Maya Angelou
Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity….it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow
~ Melanie Beattie
Wise men count their blessings; fools, their problems…
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues
When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears
~ Anthony Robbins
To be upset over what you don’t have…is to waste what you do have…
~ Ken Keyes, Jr.
For each new morning with its light, for rest and shelter of the night.
For health and food, for love and friends, for everything thy goodness sends.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
This week, in my hometown, I attended an inspiring talk given by 2011 CNN hero of the year, Robin Lim. She is a true humanitarian, and hero for all women, working tirelessly for every mother, baby and family ensuring healthy childbirth for women everywhere.
In this season of Thanksgiving, may you remember, and write down all that you are grateful for. If you are so inspired, check out Robin Lim and support her efforts to bring peace to the world.
Photo: Harvest from my summer garden
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