Wednesday, November 25, 2009
G - race isn't a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It's a way to live.
- Jacqueline Winspear
I - f the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is 'thank you', that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart
V - ery little is needed to make a happy life.
- Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
E - nter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise; be thankful unto him, and bless his name. For the Lord is good...
[Psalm 100:4, 5a]
T - o speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.
- Johannes A. Gaertner
H - e who thanks but with the lips
Thanks but in part;
The full, the true Thanksgiving
Comes from the heart.
- J.A. Shedd
A - s 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
N - o longer forward nor behind
I look in hope or fear;
But, grateful, take the good I find,
The best of now and here.
- John Greenleaf Whittier
K - now that the pain will pass, and, when it passes, you will be stronger, happier, more sensitive and aware.
- Mel Colgrove
S - ilent gratitude isn't very much to anyone.
- Gertrude Stein