Gratitude 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…
~ Anonymous

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues
~ Cicero

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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