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Thanks For Being You

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” — John Fitzgerald Kennedy As the light peeked out upon the final day of school before Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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The Gratitude Attitude

“I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks.” — William Shakespeare Giving thanks isn’t just something nice to do. Recognition isn’t scarce. Thank you isn’t meaningless. Gratefulness isn’t trite. Appreciation isn’t an annual event. Thanksgiving isn’t just the name … Continue reading

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The Meaning Of A Thank You Card

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” — Thornton Wilder Writing a thank you card means that someone was there for you when you needed them. And that … Continue reading

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What Clutter Says

“I am never five minutes into stripping the clutter from my life before I start running into the clutter that is my life.” — Robert Brault Clutter says a lot about us. Dirty dishes are evidence of hunger averted. A heap of … Continue reading

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World Gratitude Day

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” — William Arthur Ward Today, September 21st, is World Gratitude Day. Haven’t heard of this holiday? Neither had I. But I can’t think of a … Continue reading

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One Possibility Why Someone Doesn’t Thank You

“Gratitude is the best attitude.” — Author Unknown As I wrote a long-overdue thank you note to the owners of our favorite local mexican restaurant, it occurred to me how painful it is when you don’t get thanked or acknowledged … Continue reading

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Every Thank You Has Value

“Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.” — Norman Vincent Peale Tonight, as I changed the Conestoga Middle School reader board for the umpteenth time this year, I … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 335 – Thanksgiving Everyday

“Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.” — Robert Caspar Linter As we finished our dinner this afternoon, I reflected on my childhood Thanksgivings. A day off school, the start of the Christmas season, and the … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 328 – Gratitude = Happiness

“When you are grateful fear disappears and abundance appears” — Tony Robbins I smiled when I received this from my friend John today. He runs the website worldchampionevaluator.com, a nice site dedicated to the art of giving feedback. Expressing gratitude can … Continue reading

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